Elderly woman found after going missing from Pembroke Pines hospital

PEMBROKE PINES, FLA. (WSVN) - Police have confirmed an elderly woman who went missing outside a hospital in Pembroke Pines, Saturday morning, has been located safely.

According to Pembroke Pines Police, 76-year-old Merle Thomas had been seen leaving the main entrance of Memorial West Hospital, located at 701 N. Flamingo Road, just after 11:30 a.m.

Investigators said Thomas suffers from early-onset dementia. She stands 4 feet 11 inches tall, weighs about 100 pounds and has white hair.

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