Body of missing Halifax County woman found Saturday

Body of missing Halifax County woman found Saturday
Mary Ann Stanley, courtesy of Halifax County Sheriff's Office (Source: Halifax County Sheriff's Office)

HALIFAX COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - UPDATE: The body of Mary Ann Stanley was found at around 2 p.m. Saturday in a farm across from her home on Volens Road, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

The search for Stanley began at around 8 p.m. Friday night and included between 60-70 volunteers and emergency personnel that assisted with the efforts throughout the night. Neighboring fire departments and search and rescue crews from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management aided the operations.

The victim’s body was sent to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Roanoke.

EARLIER: The Halifax County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating Mary Ann Stanley, 84 of Halifax County.

Stanley was last seen Thursday at her home on Volen’s Road.

The Sheriff’s Office asks that any helpful tips be called into 434-476-3334.

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