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Missing woman located, is in good health and safe


WILLMAR -- Marian Erickson, the 78-year-old New London woman reported missing Friday afternoon in the downtown Willmar area, was located around 7 p.m. Friday evening.

Erickson was "in good health and safe" according to a news release from the Willmar Police Department.

Erickson was located at the home of a friend, according to Police Sgt. Michael Anderson.

Police officers and Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputies began searching around 2 p.m. Friday for Erickson after her family became concerned when they were unable to locate her.

Apparently, Erickson, who suffers from memory loss, had been visiting a relative at Rice Memorial Hospital, and left the hospital on foot about noon Friday.

The release also noted that the Willmar Police Department and the Erickson family would like to thank everybody who participated in the search for Erickson.