Missing James City Co. woman returns home safe

Charlotte Pate

JAMES CITY Co., Va. – The Portsmouth Police Department confirmed with the James City County Police Department that a missing woman returned home safe Wednesday morning.

50-year-old Charlotte Pate was reported missing earlier Tuesday after visiting Busch Gardens with a friend Monday. She left the area on foot around 2 p.m. and had not been seen since.

Several people they had seen Pate Tuesday in areas including on the I-64 on-ramp at Lee Hall and in Portsmouth.

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