Sharon Looney, 70, had reportedly walked away from her home Monday evening.
TBI officials shared about Looney’s safe recovery, tweeting:
“UPDATE: We have some good news to start off the morning! Sharon Looney has been located. As always, thank you for your assistance in getting the word out!”
Monday night, New Market Fire Department along with other authorities and crews were on the scene of a missing woman off of Whaley Road.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported that Sharon Looney, 70, walked away from her home at 5:20 p.m.
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Looney was wearing a red and black dress. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office shared she suffers from dementia and diabetes. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation posted to Twitter stating that her medical condition may impair her ability to return home safely without assistance.
New Market Fire, Jefferson City Fire Department, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Tennessee Highway Patrol helicopter and others were on the scene of Whaley Road after posting to Facebook about the search.