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Missing 86-year-old Houston woman with dementia found safe, police say

Police are searching for Cora Thompson-Smith, an 86-year-old woman they said went missing early Monday morning in southeast Houston.
Police are searching for Cora Thompson-Smith, an 86-year-old woman they said went missing early Monday morning in southeast Houston. (Houston Police Department)

HOUSTON – Police said an 86-year-old woman who went missing early Monday morning in southeast Houston was found safe Monday afternoon.

Police said Cora Thompson-Smith was last seen at around 1:35 a.m. at her residence located in the 7500 block of Kingsley Street.

Thompson-Smith is reportedly suffering from dementia, police said.

Police said she was taken to an area hospital as a precaution, but she appears to be OK.


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