Search underway for missing 69-year-old Virginia woman

Aletha Walton was last seen Sunday
Posted at 5:44 PM, May 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-21 16:49:13-04

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY, Va. -- A search is underway for a missing 69-year-old woman from Prince Edward County who was last seen Sunday.

Aletha Walton, who is from the Keysville/ Meherrin area of the county, was last seen by a family member on Sunday, May 15, Prince Edward County Sheriff Tony Epps said.

"Search efforts by ground and by air have been underway since Ms. Aletha Walton was discovered and reported missing Tuesday," Epps said.

Officials said Walton is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs 120 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.

Walton may be wearing purple pants, Epps said.

If anyone has seen Walter or has any information about her whereabouts, call the Prince Edward County Sheriff's Office at 434-392-8101 or 911.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email to send a tip.

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