LUDOWICI -- A Long County woman, reported missing Monday after nearly a week since she was last seen, was still missing as of Tuesday evening.
According to a police report filed at the Long County Sheriffs Department, Deborah Gail Moody, 42, was reported missing by her uncle, Randy Ray.
He reported that as far as he knew no one had seen her since Dec. 4.
After taking the report, Deputy Craig Nobles went to Moody’s residence on Smiley Road. Nobles said that the inside of the home appeared normal, so he then contacted LCSD Det. Ty Smith.
According to Smith, after investigating, he said Lynn Anderson last saw Moody on Tuesday evening.
Smith said Anderson told him Moody had stopped by Anderson’s Feed and Seed on Tuesday to buy a dog pen. Anderson said she helped Moody load the pen, and then followed her home to help unload it. She told Smith they unloaded the pen around 5:30 p.m. and that as far as she could tell, there was nothing out of the ordinary with Moody.
Smith also said, “According to what her family has told me, Ms. Moody has never disappeared for a period of time like this, and that for her to come up missing without someone knowing where she was, is out of the ordinary.”
The detective, “There is no reason to suspect foul play at this time”.
As of Tuesday at 4 p.m., Moody still had not been found, but search efforts were being made in the wooded area around her home. These efforts included searching on foot, with rescue dogs and in the air by helicopter.
Police and rescue workers from the LCSD, Wayne County Search and Rescue Team, Ludowici/Long County Fire Department, Gum Branch Fire Department, the Liberty County Fire Services K-9 Unit, and the Georgia State Patrol Aerial Search Team were involved in the search.
If anyone has any information in this case, they can contact the Long County Sheriff’s Department at 545-2118.