Sheriff's deputies continue to search for missing Hollywood woman

Julia Ann Mudgett, 77, of Toogoodoo Road in Hollywood, has been missing since May 3, according to Charleston County sheriff's deputies.

Charleston County sheriff's deputies continued to search Thursday for a 77-year-old woman who disappeared Sunday from her Hollywood home.

Julia Ann Mudgett, of Toogoodoo Road in Hollywood, is described as a white woman, 5 feet 4 inches tall and about 114 pounds. A photo of Mudgett released by deputies shows her with short, grey hair.

According to investigators, Mudgett's friend reported her missing after the woman failed to show up for Bible study. The friend stopped by Mudgett's home and found the front door open and a window shattered, an incident report said.

Mudgett's vehicle, a burgundy 2002 Hyundai Elentra, is also missing. The vehicle's license plate number is HHC 851, deputies said.

The county's Criminal Investigations Division, aviation unit and marine patrol are involved in the search.

Anyone who sees Mudgett should contact law enforcement.

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