June 21, 2021 – A woman missing since last night has been found safely.
After nearly 18 hours of searching by the Lynchburg Police Department, Campbell County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, Lynchburg Sheriff’s Office, Lynchburg Fire Department, Virginia State Police, the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, many City of Lynchburg departments, and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), members of the VDEM’s K-9 team located Beatrice Reese Spencer, 74, of Lynchburg, near the intersection of Hollins and Polk Streets at approximately 5:45 p.m. on June 21, 2021.
She was transported to Lynchburg General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The Lynchburg Police Department thanks our state and local partners as well as our community for coming together to safely locate Ms. Spencer.
Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.