Missing Walnut Creek woman found alive in a ravine

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Monday, July 13, 2015
Missing 74-year-old woman found alive Walnut Creek ravine
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A woman who has been missing since Friday was found alive in a Walnut Creek ravine Sunday night.

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KGO) -- A missing 74-year-old woman has been found safe. Valentina Matyushina went missing Friday afternoon. She speaks only Russian and suffers from dementia.

Valentina was located late Sunday night down a ravine in a heavily wooded area off Lakewood Circle. Firefighters pulled her out and placed Valentina in an ambulance.

There is no word yet on her condition.

Police were alerted by a resident who saw Valentina in the area over the weekend.