Missing Clermont woman found safe

Deputies say woman found behind Publix

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Barbi Betz.

CLERMONT, Fla. - Lake County Sheriff's deputies have found a Clermont woman who had been missing for more than 24 hours.

Barbi Betz, 37, was reportedly wearing a project lifesaver tracking bracelet that was removed. The woman, who deputies say is mentally challenged, was found behind a Publix by a customer.

Betz is safe but is being checked out by paramedics. It's not clear why Betz left her home and how far she wandered before being found.

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