Police: Missing Metro-East woman found at St. Louis County hospital

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 4, 2012 at 5:58 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 5 at 5:03 PM

Dupo, Illinois

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DUPO, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- Authorities said a Dupo woman who had not been seen since last Thursday was found at a north St. Louis County hospital.

Police say the 42-year-old woman was located at DePaul Hospital early Monday morning.

According to hospital officials, an ER nurse saw the missing person report on KMOV.com.

Upon further investigation, staffers found a patient matching her name and description. Police then went to the hospital and confirmed the patient’s identity.

Officials said they were especially concerned for her safety because she left home with no medicine, money or identification.

The woman is now receiving the care and medication she needs at the hospital.

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