Sharon Connor’s daughter, Jennifer Wilson, said Wednesday that her mother is not missing, but has been ill and is under medical care.
A phone call to The Independent after the story was published led to Wilson, who lives in Nebraska but said she and her brother have been caring for her mother, who was in the hospital.
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An Estancia woman remains missing, and is considered endangered. Torrance County Sheriff Heath White said Monday that she had been missing since Dec. 9.
Connor is 69 years old, and was last seen in Estancia. She does not have dementia or other issues that might cause her to get lost, White said, adding that deputies are actively searching.
Connor is 5-foot, 4-inches tall, weighs 140 pounds, and has gray hair and blue eyes.
She drives a white 2001 Kia, license plate FFJ867.
If anyone has information about Connor’s whereabouts, they are urged to contact the Sheriff’s office at 505-384-2705, or the N.M. Department of Public Safety’s missing person hotline at 800-457-3463.
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