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Rescuers resume search for missing Carbon County woman

84-year-old Elena Raspopova last seen at her...

Rescuers resume search for missing Carbon County woman

KIDDER TWP., Pa. - Rescuers continued their search Monday for a missing 84-year-old woman last seen at her home Saturday morning.

According to authorities, Elena Raspopova was last seen at her home around 11 a.m. Saturday. Her family returned home at about 7 p.m. to discover she was no longer there, authorities said.

Raspopova is an avid walker who is suffering from dementia, according to authorities. She is originally from St. Petersburg, Russia, and does not speak English.

Volunteers began searching Saturday with thermal cameras, dogs, and ATVs. The search resumed Sunday morning with local fire departments deploying boats to search nearby bodies of water.

Raspopova was wearing a blue sweatshirt and has grey hair and a thin build. 

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact the Lake Harmony Fire Department at 570-722-8138.


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