BROCKWAY TOWNSHIP - A Royalton woman who had been missing since Sunday has been found.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says 46-year-old Rebecca Schneider was found at about 5:30 a.m. this (Wednesday) morning by deputies who were patrolling in the area where she had last been seen. The deputy found Schneider along Benton County Road 78 near Rice, in the ditch. She admitted she laid in the ditch when cars approached to try to avoid being found.

She was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for an evaluation. She suffers from mental illness including paranoia and depression.