WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A body believed to be that of a missing North Carolina woman has been found.

The StarNews of Wilmington reports that Beaufort County Chief Deputy Charlie Rose says the sheriff's office located a body on Sunday, along with a car that 61-year-old Deborah "Lynn" Cavanaugh-Blades was last seen driving.

According to the Wilmington Police Department, Cavanaugh-Blades had been missing since Saturday. At the time of her disappearance, family members said the Wilmington author and former teacher had a medical condition and might be confused or disoriented.

Rose said the sheriff's office is still investigating and will need to verify more information before its release.

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Information from: The StarNews, http://starnewsonline.com