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Missing Hancock, Minn., woman found after disappearing Sunday in S.D.

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A Hancock, Minn., woman, who went missing Sunday near Hot Springs, S.D., has been found.

The the Morris Sun-Tribune and Rapid City Journal are reporting that Constance Beyer, 58, walked back into a South Dakota truck stop Monday morning after being missing for 24 hours.


Fall River County law enforcement reported Sunday that Beyer and her husband, Lanny, 59, had stopped at a Hot Springs, S.D., truck stop for fuel about 4 a.m. Sunday. The couple drives truck together.

The Morris Sun-Tribune reported that family members said Beyer had been abducted, taken into nearby hills, robbed of the cash in her pocket and then thrown into a ravine. She then started walking back toward the truck stop Sunday and arrived this morning.

Anyone having information on the circumstances surrounding Beyer's disappearance are asked to call the Fall River County Sheriff's department at (605) 745-4444.