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Elizabeth Von Bank was discovered in a dugout on Nevis School's baseball field early this afternoon. The 87-year-old woman suffers from dementia and was missing since early morning. She was transported by helicopter to a hospital. (Photo by Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

UPDATED: Missing Nevis woman found alive

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A massive door- to- door search turned up a missing Nevis woman just before 1 p.m.

Elizabeth Von Bank's cane was discovered this morning outside of her home across from the Nevis fire station.


Von Bank, 87, was nowhere to be found.

Emergency crews and Nevis students were then recruited to find the woman, who is very small, around 4-foot-8 inches with gray hair. She may be wearing black clothing and carrying a purse.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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