Family members thankfully breathed a sigh of relief when a 44-year-old Devonshire woman, reported missing since

was found safe and sound after an extensive search at Spittal Pond Nature Reserve this afternoon.

A spokesman said: “Keena Donawa was last seen Wednesday evening (June 12th) and reported missing by a family member the next morning (Thursday, June 13th).

Police say the woman’s vehicle was found this morning in the car park at the eastern end of the reserve.

The police K9 unit, marine police and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources were called in to assist.

Parish Constables also joined in the search, in addition to Brandon Morrison, the President of Bermuda Aerial Drone Flyers.

Eventually, Ms Donawa was located under a section of rock known as Portuguese Rock (formerly Spanish Rock) shortly after 2pm.

“The search took approximately three hours,” he added.

Chaplain Kevin Santucci was also on the scene to lend support to the woman’s family during the search.

She was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for assessment.

The Bermuda Police Service also extended a sincere thank you to “everyone that assisted in the search for Ms Donawa”.