Missing Pike woman found
by Sheldon Compton
RACCOON A woman reported missing was found less than nine hours after state police sent notifications of her disappearance to local media outlets.
Geraldine Watson, 45, of Raccoon in Pike County, was reported missing to state police around noon Sept. 16 by family members.
At that time investigators started the search, saying shortly afterwards that no leads had been uncovered as to her whereabouts.
A photograph was sent Wednesday along with a press release to local news stations, which aired Watsons disappearance that evening.
Kentucky State Police spokesman Mike Goble notified the media through a press release at approximately 9 p.m. the same day that Watson had been found and had not been harmed. Goble said the tip that led to her being discovered came from a caller who had seen the broadcast about the Raccoon resident.
Further details were not released explaining the circumstances the led to Watson going missing.
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