Update: missing Roseburg woman found alive

Update (07/10/18 11:47 a.m.) – A rescue operation is underway after a missing Roseburg woman was found alive.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said 43-year-old Brandy Rose Molatore (who also uses the last name of Nelson) was last heard from on July 1, 2018. She was about 40 miles away from her destination of Swift Water Park, but she never made it.

On July 10, DCSO announced Molatore was found alive. As of 10:00 a.m. a rescue operation was underway. Deputies said they’ll release more information at a later time.

Original story: IDLEYLD PARK, Ore. — Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies and Search and Rescue volunteers are actively searching for a missing Roseburg woman. Brandy Rose Molatore, AKA Nelson, 43, was last known to be walking the North Umpqua Trail. She was last heard from on July 1, 2018.

Deputies say she was 38 miles from her destination of Swift Water Park but did not arrive. The Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help.

“Someone out there who may have been traveling through the same area could have information which would lead searchers to find Ms. Molatore,” said Sgt. Brad O’Dell. “We would ask they reach out, even if they are unsure if it was her.”

Molatore was reported missing to the Sheriff’s Office on Thursday evening. If you have any information, call 541-440-4471.



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