UPDATE: Missing Washington County woman found dead

Sheriff's Officials say Carolyn Hogue, 79, was last seen Monday afternoon. (Washington County Sheriff's Office)

VERNON, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - UPDATE 08/20/2019 9:10 a.m.:

Washington County Sheriff's Deputies say they have found Carolyn Hogue's body.

The search for Hogue, 79, of Vernon, began Monday afternoon. Deputies say she walked away from her home on Paradise Lakes Road in Vernon.

Tuesday morning, search teams found Hogue's body.

“It deeply saddens me to inform you Ms. Hogue was found deceased this morning,” Sheriff Kevin Crews said. “Our hearts are with the family and we will continue to support them in any way they need. So many people have rallied behind this family by sharing information and assisting in ground searches. Thank you. I am incredibly grateful for our community and fellow first responders."

Sheriff's officials say no foul play is suspected.

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Washington County Sheriff's Officials are searching for a missing elderly woman.

They say Carolyn Hogue, 79, was last seen walking near her home in the Paradise Lakes Community in Vernon around 2:45 p.m. Monday.

She's 5'2" with brown hair and brown eyes.

If you've seen her you're urged to call the Sheriff's Office at 638-6111 or CrimeStoppers at 638-TIPS (8477).

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