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Authorities use drone to find missing Marquette County woman

UPDATE (WKOW) — A missing Marquette County woman was found safe Wednesday after the Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office used a drone to aid in the search.

Authorities found 90-year-old Lucille L. Schultz, of rural Oxford safe at 11 a.m. Wednesday, according to a press release from the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff’s deputies began the search for Schultz Tuesday evening in the rural area around her home. The Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office brought a drone with a thermal camera to aid in the search, according to the Sheriff’s Office. The drone found Schultz.

Deputies said Schultz suffers from dementia.

Assisting departments were Green Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Adams County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin State Patrol along with town of Westfield Fire Department, Oxford Fire Department, Endeavor Fire Department, Montello Fire Department, Springfield Fire Department, village of Westfield Fire Department, Harris Fire Department as well as EMS.

OXFORD (WKOW) — Authorities issued a Silver Alert Tuesday night for a missing Marquette County woman.

Lucille “Lucy” Schultz was last seen at her home in Oxford at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Authorities say Schultz is on foot. She is 90 years old, 5′, 115 lbs. and was last seen wearing a green sweater and blue jeans.

Anyone with information about Schultz is asked to call the Marquette County Sheriff’s Office at 608-297-2115.

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