Missing 88-year-old woman found dead in St. Charles, Minn.

(Photo: Minnesota BCA)

Update: Patricia Poole was found deceased within the City of St Charles on March 30.

An 88-year-old St. Charles woman has been missing from her apartment building since Monday, says the Minnesota BCA.

St. Charles Police last saw Patricia Poole at Halter Heights apartments. She is believed to be traveling on foot, wearing a white coat, black shoes and carrying a black handbag.

Authorities say they are concerned for her welfare after recent searches have been unable to locate her.

She stands about 5 feet, 6 inches tall and 140 pounds with blue eyes and gray hair.

Police say to look along roadsides, outbuildings, garages, vacant vehicles, fields or other obstructed areas where she may have sought shelter.