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Jackson Co. deputies find missing woman, 78, safe and unharmed

Janet Tremmel Johnston (Photo source: Johnston family) Janet Tremmel Johnston (Photo source: Johnston family)
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

The frantic search for a missing 78-year-old Jackson County woman has come to an end. Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's Department tell us they found Janet Tremmel Johnston on Interstate 10 near exit 61 safe and unharmed.

Deputies say Johnston may have gotten lost. Family members say she suffers from a medical condition that can impair her judgment.

A Silver Alert was issued for Johnston after she came up missing Thursday night after leaving Biloxi Regional Medical Center where she was visiting her husband.

Her daughter, Stacy Johnston, said she was following her mother home when several cars came between them and they got separated near Division Street in Biloxi.

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