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Ky. police searching for woman with Alzheimer’s

UPDATE: Police say Saunders was located safely Monday evening.


ASHLAND — Police are seeking help locating a woman who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and was reported missing in Boyd County on Tuesday afternoon.

A missing person alert has been issued for Dorothy Saunders, 88, who was last seen in the 27th Street area in Ashland at about 1 p.m. in the vicinity of McDonalds, driving a black four-door 2011 Cadillac with Kentucky registration 620PRF.

Police said Saunders was following her 94-year-old husband home when their vehicles were separated.

Saunders is Caucasian, 5’5” tall and weighs about 130 lbs. She has a thin build and grey shoulder-length hair.

Police are asking people to search parking lots in their area.

Anyone with information is asked to call Boyd County 911 at 606-329-2191.