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Update: Craigsville woman, children located

Photo courtesy Augusta County Sheriff’s Office.

Update: Monday, 10:10 p.m. Desirae Sherwood and her children have been located. No further details are being released at this time.


Original story: Monday, 5:02 p.m. The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance with locating a missing Craigsville woman and her two children, ages 5 and 1.

Desirae G. Sherwood, 25, was supposed to be en route to her Craigsville home after dropping off a man at his Dayton home.

Sherwood and her two children, Grace Washington, 5, and Violet Washington, 1, were last seen/heard from Sunday night at approximately 11:30 p.m.

Sherwood was driving a dark green 2006 GMC Envoy, with 30-day tags.

If anyone has any information about these missing persons, contact Investigator C.J. Taylor of the Augusta County Sheriff’s Office at 540-245-5333 or Crime Stoppers at 800- 322-2017.

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