Police searching for missing 80-year-old Templeton woman

An 80-year-old woman disappeared early Friday morning after wandering away from a home in the Templeton area.

Janet Defelice was last seen around 2:30 a.m. at a home in the 5200 block of Santa Rita Ranch Road that sheriff’s officials believe is her residence.

Defelice may suffer from Alzheimer’s. She was reported missing around 8 a.m. by a family member.

Sheriff’s officials and a California Highway Patrol helicopter began searching the area shortly after she was reported missing. A search and rescue team was called in Friday morning to assist in the effort.

- Leslie Parrilla

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