Sacto 9-1-1
February 22, 2012
Missing Carmichael woman located, reported safe

Benton,+Melodie.jpgA Carmichael woman reported missing from her home last week has been located.

Sacramento County sheriff's detectives have had contact with 55-year-old Melodie Benton (pictured), also known as Melodie Rowan, and report that she is OK, according to a Sheriff's Department news release.

Benton left her workplace in Folsom about 2 p.m. Feb. 15 and was observed on video surveillance cameras leaving the Red Hawk Casino in Shingle Springs about 8 that night.

She was reported missing after she failed to return home. Officials said she was considered at risk because her disappearance was inconsistent with her normal behavior.

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