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UPDATE: Leon County Sheriff’s Office says woman found safe

Woman not accounted for since Monday
missing person
Posted at 4:03 PM, Dec 07, 2022

LEON COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — UPDATE 12/9/2022: The Leon County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday that Watford was located safe.


The Leon County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday released a missing and endangered person alert for a woman.

LCSO said 48-year-old Karen Watford was last seen Monday, Dec. 5, 2022 and is last known to be in the area of Lake Ella and also Carter Howell Strong Park.

Watford is described as a white female with brown eyes, brown hair, listed at 5-foot-5 in height and weighs 150 pounds.

The type of clothing Watford was wearing at the time of her disappearance is unknown.

The sheriff’s office said if Watford is seen, call 850-606-5800.