Missing elderly woman found dead in Fairfax Co.

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BURKE, Va. –┬áThe Fairfax Police Department confirmed that they have found the remains of a missing elderly woman in Burke, Virginia.

According to officials, officers responded to reports of a missing woman in the 6100 block of Meadowpond Court around 4:24 p.m. Tuesday morning. The family reported that the woman, identified as 67-year-old Frances Robinson was last seen around midnight. Police say that Robinson was only wearing a long-sleeved shirt and jeans. She was not wearing a coat, despite the freezing temperatures. Officials say that both helicopters and bloodhounds were used to search the area.

Officers searched the area and numerous walking paths. However, a short time later, police found the body of Frances Robinson near Burke Pond. Police have now assumed a death investigation and are providing support to Robinson’s family.