Search ongoing for missing Franklin County woman


FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has issued a missing person report for 70-year-old Michelle Rae Majerus.

She was last seen around 3:30 p.m. Monday, in the area of Oak Street in Lanark Village wearing a white shirt and a tan ball cap.

Multiple agencies spent their day Tuesday helping search for Majerus, including a drone team from Florida State University, K-9s, including a specialized K-9 from Tallahassee, and horses from the Bay County Sheriff’s Office.

“We got a lot of resources out, we’re leaving no stone unturned and just hoping that we can locate her quickly,” Franklin County Sheriff AJ Smith said.

Dive teams and helicopters joined the search Wednesday.

FCSO says Majerus is possibly in the early stages of dementia and partially blind. Her phone and glasses were found inside her residence.

If you have any information on her whereabouts please contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 850-670-8500.

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