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Early county missing woman case lacks Mattie Call

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The Early County Sheriff's Office issue a Code Red Alert when Shorter disappeared notifying people who live in the area about her disappearance.

But no Mattie's Call was issued.

That's a statewide alert put out when a local law enforcement agency believes an elderly or disabled person is in immediate danger.

The state set up the Mattie's Call system in 2006.

When a local agency activates Mattie's Call. The GBI notifies media all over the state and puts the missing person's information in the National Crime Information Center database.

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