Skip to main content

Missing Royalton woman is found hiding in roadside ditch

  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

The woman from Royalton whose disappearance prompted a helicopter search has been found safe.

WJON reports that Rebecca Schneider was found hiding in a ditch along Benton County Road 78 near Rice, Minnesota, at around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office told the TV station that she had admitted lying in the ditch when cars approach to avoid being found.

The 46-year-old, who suffers from paranoia and depression, disappeared from her daughter's home in Brockway Township on foot Sunday, with police using a helicopter and K-9 officers in the attempt to find her.

The St. Cloud Times reports that she was found by deputies who were patrolling the area where she had last been seen.

She has been taken to St. Cloud Hospital for an examination.

Next Up

Willmar Police Department

Police: Suspect arrested in Willmar after firing gun at officer

The incident led to a manhunt that lasted into early Sunday morning.

Monti Ossenfort

Vikings lead off general manager interviews with Monti Ossenfort

Several candidates will interview for the job this week.

Payton Willis

Gophers' rally comes up short, lose to Iowa

The Gophers came back from a 23-point deficit but couldn't complete the comeback.

pixabay-fire-truck-side-close

Firefighters respond to smoke-filled cabin to find man asleep inside

A wood stove was determined to be the cause of the smoke.

snow plow msp airport

MSP snowplow drivers reach contract agreement after threatening strike

Teamsters Local 320 reached an agreement with the Metropolitan Airports Commission Saturday.

Kellen Moore

What you should know about the Vikings' head coach candidates

Seven candidates were revealed on Saturday morning.

20211010_Vikings_Lions_REG05_1119 (2)

What is the next Minnesota Vikings GM inheriting?

A look at the strengths and weaknesses of the Vikings' roster and situation

ambulance

Man dies after being 'punched in the head' during altercation in Duluth

A 46-year-old man is in custody and facing 1st-degree manslaughter charges.

Deion Sanders

Deion Sanders says Zimmer, Spielman hadn't spoken 'in months'

Sanders' comments revealed some of the Vikings' issues last season.

police tape, crime scene

Brooklyn Park man pleads guilty in 2020 fatal drive-by shooting

Devon Manley will be sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years.

Related