UPDATE: A Rossville woman who has been missing since Sunday was found dead on Wednesday morning.

The Walker County Sheriff’s Office says 72-year-old Dora Lee Stratton was found outside of her car at the bottom of a gulley next to Beverly Street near her home.

Detectives think that Stratton, who had several health issues, missed her driveway while coming back from a store on Sunday afternoon.

A release from the sheriff’s office says, “It appears that her automobile continued about 75 yards down the roadway, then left the roadway and came to rest in the woods, approximately 200 feet from the dead-end street.”

Evidence suggests that Mrs. Stratton got out of her car and tried to climb out of the gulley. 

Detectives think that Stratton died due to the weather elements or natural causes.

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PREVIOUS STORY: Walker County Sheriff's Office say Dora Stratton of Rossville has been missing since November 11.

According to a relative, the 72-year-old was planning to go to the store on Sunday. However, Stratton has not been seen or heard from since.

Stratton has medical conditions and may be in need of medical attention.

Stratton is believed to be driving a white 1997 Honda Accord with Georgia tag RII0885. 

If you see Ms. Stratton, please contact Detective Mike Hinch at 706-638-1909 ext 1253 or your local Law Enforcement Agency.