Missing woman rescued in City of Shasta Lake

The Shasta County Sheriff's Office said deputies found a missing woman just hours after she went missing.

Posted: Apr 11, 2019 7:29 AM
Updated: Apr 11, 2019 9:03 AM

CITY OF SHASTA LAKE, Calif.- The Shasta County Sheriff's Office said deputies found a missing woman just hours after she went missing.

On Wednesday, around 10:30 p.m., deputies with the City of Shasta Lake were flagged down by Gary Krug who said that he was searching for his wife. 

He told them that he was concerned for the well-being of his wife, 65-year-old Jackie Krug, who he said has medical issues and has signs of dementia. 

She was last seen at 5 p.m. that day as she was leaving her home to go to her friend's house. 

Deputies responded and began searching the wooded area to the north of their home with the assistance of a California Highway Patrol helicopter.

They were able to track her footprints from her home into the wooded area. 

Around 11:50 p.m., the helicopter spotter Jackie. 

The CHP helicopter landed and helped deputies retrieve Jackie, who had fallen and was complaining of back pain.

She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.  

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