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Missing Richmond woman dies after being found

Feb. 26—A Richmond woman reported missing on Saturday was found the following day but didn't survive her injuries, authorities said.

Samantha Willard, 31, was last seen, leaving her residence on Thursday afternoon and was reported missing by her family on Saturday, according to New Hampshire Fish and Game.

"Unfortunately, she did not survive her cold weather injuries," authorities said in a news release Sunday.

The woman's identity was being withheld until family could be notified.

At 10:45 a.m. Sunday, a Fish and Game K-9 team found the woman about a mile from her residence. She was in critical condition and in need of serious medical attention, according to authorities.

A team of conservation officers and Richmond Fire Department personnel carried her in a litter the short distance to Route 119, where she was taken to a medical helicopter landing zone. She was treated while waiting for the helicopter.

At about 11:35 a.m., the UMass Memorial LifeFlight helicopter arrived at the Richmond Fire Department. She was then flown to UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Mass.