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Spokane police find missing woman with dementia, other conditions

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 5, 2021

Mary Peeler  (Courtesy photo)
Mary Peeler (Courtesy photo)
From staff reports

Spokane police located a missing woman suffering from dementia, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. 

Officers said Mary Peeler, 64, had not been seen by her family since Sunday. In a news release from the Spokane Police Department, police said they found her Wednesday night.

Family members reported Peeler missing at 1:41 p.m. Wednesday, according to an earlier news release from the Spokane Police Department. 

Peeler suffers from dementia, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, the release said. Officers said Peeler is “easily angered and at times confused.” 

She was last seen in the area of Boone Avenue and Maple Street wearing a dark blue tank top, cutoff jean shorts and light gray sandals. She is 5 feet 5 inches tall, 160 pounds and has shoulder-length blondish gray hair, according to the release. 

Anyone with tips on her location is asked to call Crime Check at 456-2233 and reference Case 2021-20131864.

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