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Missing woman found by State Patrol helicopter

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A major search spearheaded by the Becker County Sheriff's Department was successful when a 62-year-old Cormorant woman was found late Monday afternoon.


Janice Baker, who lives on County Road 5 in the Cormorant area, was found by a State Patrol helicopter in a meadow with her dog about 1.5 miles from her home.

She had been gone 10-12 hours and appeared to be in early stages of hypothermia, having removed her shoes, according to Sheriff Tim Gordon.

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