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Missing Pocahontas woman found safe in Mississippi

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Mary Waddell (Source: Arkansas State Police) Mary Waddell (Source: Arkansas State Police)

POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) - Pocahontas police say a missing woman has been found safe in Mississippi.

According to Pocahontas Police Chief Cecil Tackett, Mary Carolyn Waddell was found safe in Clarksdale, Mississippi on Wednesday.

Police said she was last spotted on surveillance video at a Tunica casino on Mother's Day.

According to Arkansas State Police, Waddell, 67, has been missing since May 6. She was last seen at her home on Harmony Road in Pocahontas. A Silver Alert had been issued for her a couple of days later. 

Police said Waddell left a note saying she was "going away for a couple of days and was having financial problems." Police also note she is being treated for depression.

Tackett said officers are en route to pick up Waddell.

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