Anyone with information is asked to call the police.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

FAYETTE COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — Family and friends are desperately trying to find a missing woman from Fayette County.

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Melanie Prokop was last seen on New Year’s Day. On Thursday, a volunteer search party met in the woods along Jacksonville Road in North Union Township.

A hunter found Prokop’s car in the area, and that is when she was reported missing.

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“She’s been declining mentally and physically the last year,” said Lizzie Prokop, Melanie’s daughter. “So she may be very confused. She’s showing early signs of dementia.”

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Family members said they have no leads from the police and are not sure Melanie is even in the area where her car was found.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the police.