Last week, KPLC reported on a missing elderly woman found in a ditch by a determined Lake Charles Police officer.
On Tuesday, Dec. 11, during the Lake Charles City Council meeting, Officer Ryan Magee was honored by both Mayor Randy Roach and the council.
Magee was honored for his determination and heroic actions that saved the elderly woman who has dementia.
When Magee found the woman, she was partially submerged in the ditch water and was suffering from hypothermia.
Magee was awarded a certificate and a plaque for his heroism.