JPSO: Missing Metairie woman found safe in broken-down car

JPSO: Missing Metairie woman found safe in broken-down car

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office said Friday that a missing Metairie woman has been found safe.

Deputies said Janet Celeste, 63, became disoriented and took shelter in a disabled vehicle in her neighborhood. She was located Friday morning when the owners of the vehicle returned to the vehicle to try to fix it.

Celeste was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.

Investigators said Celeste suffers from mental and physical illnesses and was in need of several prescription medications.

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