Police safely locate woman missing from Forestbrook area

Police safely locate woman missing from Forestbrook area
Police presence on Brookgate Drive in the Forestbrook area. (Source: Amy Lipman)
Police presence on Brookgate Drive in the Forestbrook area. (Source: Amy Lipman)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – An 83-year-old woman who went missing from the Forestbrook area early Friday morning has been located safely, according to Horry County Police.

A bloodhound tracking team was called out to the area around Brookgate Drive Friday to search for Edna Jean Outen, according to Lt. Raul Denis. According to the family, she had last been seen by a neighbor walking on Brookgate Drive out in the direction of Forestbrook Road at 1 a.m. Her husband woke up at 7:45 a.m. to find her missing. The family said a school bus driver reported seeing an elderly woman walking along Forestbrook Road Friday morning.

At about 2 p.m. Friday, police confirmed that she had been located safely.

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