Brookhaven officials search for elderly woman

Published 12:15 am Sunday, March 2, 2008

BROOKHAVEN (AP) — Brookhaven police are looking for an 83-year-old woman who reportedly disappeared from her home Thursday or Friday.

Police described Virginia Ratliff as a white woman about 5-foot-1 and 135 pounds.

Police said relatives became concerned when they arrived at her house Friday to find the home dark and a back door open. The woman’s car also was missing.

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Police said the woman may have left home to visit her husband, who was hospitalized Thursday in Jackson.

Police said she may be driving a white 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis with Lincoln County Tag 987-LIH.