Update: 19-year-old Washington County woman found after social media posts

Washington County Sheriff's Office. File photo: enterpriseutah.org

TOQUERVILLE, Utah, Feb. 9, 2023 (Gephardt Daily) — A 19-year-old woman reported missing Thursday afternoon has been found, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

The Toquerville woman had been missing since leaving her home sometime after 9 p.m. Wednesday, according to a post on social media by the sheriff’s office about 6 p.m. Thursday. About 2 1/2 hours after the post, the WCSO announced the woman had been found.

“She has been located and been contacted with deputies. We would like to thank everyone for [their] efforts, thoughts and well wishes. At the request of the subject, no further information will be released at this time,” the post states.

The woman was barefoot with a large green blanket when she left her home, according to the initial post. The large green blanket was found in the back of a truck in La Verkin on Thursday afternoon, according to the sheriff’s office.


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