LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– An elderly woman is dead after being reported missing on Tuesday.
Elizabeth Stoltzfus, 74, of Peach Bottom, was reported missing on November 13 around 3:05 p.m.
Police found that Stoltzfus had been gone since 7:00 a.m. and suffers from Alzheimer’s.
State Police attempted to find her using tracking dogs, a helicopter, and neighbors, but came back with negative results.
On November 14, the search continued at daybreak.
Around 7:00 a.m., neighbors found Stoltzfus deceased in a creek near the property.
At this time, the cause of death is under investigation but considered to be accidental.