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Missing vulnerable 91-year-old woman found dead

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Posted at 8:27 PM, Aug 16, 2022

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) — The Pima County Sheriff's Department has found Juanita Ghorm dead.

Public Information Officer Deputy Marissa Hernandez told KGUN 9 authorities found her "deceased near the 2600 block of West Calle del Santo."

She says there are no suspicious circumstances.

Deputies have notified Ghorm's family.

Original story:

The Pima County Sheriff's Department is in search of a missing vulnerable 91-year-old woman.

The woman is identified as Juanita Ghorm.

She was last seen around 3 p.m., Tuesday Aug. 16 near 2600 block of West Calle del Santo.

Ghorm is described as a 5 foot woman with brown eyes, gray hair, and wear a hair bonnet.

If located, please call 911.

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