Carbondale – Seven-year-old Patrice Dotson, who had been reported missing from her home at around 6:00pm last night has been found and is in the custody of her family. According to a release from the Carbondale Police Department, Patrice was found by by Carbondale City Employees involved in the search in the 1500 block of North Marion Street extension in Carbondale. Patrice was reunited with her family and then transported to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale to verify her well-being. An investigation is continuing and ongoing. The Carbondale Police Department would like to thank the Carbondale Community for all their assistance and support for all those involved in the search.