Missing senior citizen with dementia, Lee Wheadlon, found

DENVER - A senior citizen with dementia who disappeared Monday night was found Tuesday morning on the second floor of an apartment building.

Lee Whealdon, 83, was last seen at 6:50 p.m. Monday in the 900 block of West Cedar Avenue. That's near I-25 and Alameda Avenue, Valverde Park and the South Platte River bike path.

She was found about 12 hours later, less than a mile away.

According to police scanner traffic, the woman who found Whealdon said she was disoriented on the second floor of the building.

Denver Polce say Wehaldon is being checked by medical personnel now.

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