Quenemo woman found safe

QUENEMO – A Quenemo woman who was the focus of an overnight search that continued this morning, was found safe southeast of town after a tip from a citizen, a press release from the Osage County Sheriff’s Office said today.

Around 10:40 p.m. June 19, the Osage County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a missing person in Quenemo, 45-year-old  Judy Lamberd,  who was said to be in need of medication. She had been last seen in her yard in Quenemo around 8 p.m. Thursday.

Air and ground search was discontinued at 3:45 a.m. this morning, with the search to begin again at 7 a.m.

At 9:04 a.m., a citizen reported a female walking near the Osage-Franklin county line, southeast of Quenemo. Searchers were in the area and located Lamberd by 9:07 a.m.

In the release, Osage County Sheriff Laurie Dunn said the investigation revealed no foul play.

“The sheriff’s office would like to thank the volunteers who helped search for Judy Lamberd,” Dunn said.

Dunn said her office was assisted by Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Melvern and Overbrook police departments, and Osage County fire districts 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7, Pomona Fire Department, Osage County Emergency Management and the Osage County road and bridge department.  Last night’s air search was conducted by the Kansas Highway Patrol.

During the search, anyone with information was asked to call the Osage County Sheriff’s Office at 785-828-3121 or Crimestoppers at 1-877-OSCRIME.

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