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Missing 54-year-old woman with Alzheimer's is found safe

TAMPA — A 54-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease was located on Saturday, less than a day after she went missing.

Evelyn Roig Costello was last seen at 3 p.m. Friday after she left home at 1305 Crenshaw St. to walk her dog, according to police. Her husband confirmed that she was missing at 5 p.m. Tampa police announced Saturday afternoon that she was located without any visible injuries and was reunited with her family.

Costello has an advancing case of Alzheimer's, police said.

Contact reporter Danny Valentine at dvalentine@tampabay.com or (727) 893-8804.

Missing 54-year-old woman with Alzheimer's is found safe 12/10/11 [Last modified: Saturday, December 10, 2011 12:35pm]
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