OPP asking for public assistance to locate missing Kingston woman
UPDATE: Edith Thornton was found, safe and sound, on September 25th.
ORIGINAL: Officers of the Rideau Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are continuing an investigation into a missing Kingston woman.
On September 24, 2018 at approximately 6:00 PM Rideau Lakes OPP and Lanark OPP officers responded to a rural area near Westport in response to a missing person.
Edith Thornton, 86 years old of Kingston was last seen at a cottage just outside of Westport at about 4:30 p.m. when she left for a walk.
The OPP’s Canine, Emergency Response Team (ERT), Helicopter and Marine unit are currently assisting with the search.
Thornton is described as:
•Believed to be wearing a turquoise fleece turtleneck, brown slacks and black shoes
If anyone has seen Thornton, they are asked to call the OPP at 613-345-1790 or 1-888-310-1122.