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Missing Person Located Safe


UPDATE - 27 Sept 2023 1:55PM
Missing person Sandra "Sandy" Buckingham has been LOCATED SAFE.
JCSD Sergeant Lance Williams and Deputy Bryn Jones were searching an abandoned residence just south of #80 Boleware Road when a passerby, Mary Ann Carr, located Ms. Buckingham partially obscured in the wood line down the road from the abandoned residence.
JCSD personnel had been searching the area since shortly after Ms. Buckingham was reported missing this morning following a devastating fire at her residence on Boleware Road.
JCSD Sheriff Joe Berlin thanks local news media for their news coverage and local residents for their sharing of news and social media posts regarding Ms. Buckingham's missing status.
The Jones County Sheriff's Department is searching for a missing person following a residential mobile home fire on Wednesday morning at 58 Boleware Road in the Johnson Community.
Sandra "Sandy" Buckingham, age 72, is described as a White female, approximately 5' 3" in height, weighing approximately 180 lbs., with reddish/gray hair, and blue/green eyes possibly wearing a long skirt, unknown color.
Firefighters with Johnson Fire & Rescue searched the destroyed mobile home and were unable to locate her.
Ms. Buckingham suffers from a medical condition which may impair her judgement. There is no known direction of travel and Ms. Buckingham does not have an operational cell phone.
Anyone with information on Ms. Buckingham's whereabouts is asked to call 911, the Jones County Sheriff's Department at 601-425-3147, or Jones County Crime Stoppers at 601-428-STOP (7867).
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