Virginia State Police locate missing Franklin Co. woman possibly in North Carolina

Posted at 1:47 PM, Jul 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-12 17:08:12-04

The Virginia State Police have located missing 80-year-old Sonya Babiy Riche, who was last seen on July 11 leaving her Moneta, Virginia residence on Larboard Drive en route to Cary, North Carolina.

Riche is a white female standing 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighing 148 pounds. She has hazel eyes and gray hair, and was last seen wearing brown pants and a blue sweater.

She was driving a 2008 white Acura sedan with Virginia tags 19SD95.

Police say Riche suffers from a cognitive impairment, and the disappearance posed a credible threat to her health and safety.