UPDATE: Missing woman from Monroe County found in Macon

UPDATE: Tuesday, August 18th at 11:15 a.m. – Bibb County deputies found 64 year old Gwendolyn Harkness-Benjamin safe and unharmed at the Macon Terminal Station just after 10:30 Tuesday morning. She is back at the assisted living facility where she lives in Monroe County.


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a missing woman.

According to a news release from The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, 64 year old Gwendolyn Harkness-Benjamin has been missing since Wednesday when she left her assisted living facility in Monroe County for a dentist appointment in Macon

Benjamin’s family members share a checking account with her. According to the Sheriff’s Office, transactions on the account show that she took a taxi to the Macon Inn on Riverside Drive the day of her dentist appointment. Another transaction shows that she bought a plane ticket to Miami on Friday.

Benjamin is 5’5″ tall and weighs around 255 pounds. She was last seen wearing a gray shirt and gray pants. Her family says she has mental health issues that require medication.

Anyone with information on Gwendolyn Harkness-Benjamin’s whereabouts is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500 or call the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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