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Missing woman found

POSTED: March 21, 2012 2:26 p.m.
Crissie Elrick/

A Georgia State Patrol Helicopter was used in the search to find Lisa Marie Evans. She reportedly was found earlier today in a camper in Piercefield subdvision by the camper's owner, who then called police.

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The Florida woman who sparked a wide police search Monday when she dropped off a pickup at a stranger's home and then walked way was found around noon today in a motorhome in the same subdivision, police said.
The woman, Lisa Marie Evans, has been taken to a local hospital, according to a press release from the Richmond Hill Police Department.
Authorities got involved in the search Monday evening after the woman reportedly walked into a home in Piercefield subdision in Richmond Hill and told the home's residents she had been told to leave a truck, then left the house and walked away.
Police arrived and found a truck in the road with the keys in the ignition and Evans' personal property -- including a purse with her ID -- inside, and authorites learned the pickup was registered to Evans. 
Her disappearance triggered quite a search.
Police looked for the woman Monday night and for much of the day Tuesday, and detectivies from RHPD's Criminal Investigation Division began working on the case Tuesday, RHPD said. Florida and federal authorities were contacted and a Child is Missing notice was posted.
Police also used a Georgia State Patrol helicopter early Tuesday evening to search for the woman.
A broader search was initiated earlier today with representatives from RHPD, Bryan County Emergency Today, Bryan County Fire, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Richmond Hill Fire Depratment, Chatham County Aviation and Chatham County Emergey Management established a command post in Boles Park.
The woman's age was not immediately available nor was the name of the hospital she was taken to released, but the release from RHPD ended by thanking those who helped find Evans.
"The Richmond Hill Police Department would like to personally thank the aforementioned agencies and volunteers for their assistance in located Ms. Evans. The results were what we hoped for and the operation was a great training opportunity for those involved," it said.


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