Police find missing Alzheimer patient who walked away from local hospital
By Lakisha Jackson
(KMOV)-- St. Louis police have found a 62-year-old Alzheimer patient who walked away from Barnes-Jewish Hospital Wednesday afternoon.
Police tell News 4 they found Allen Oglesby about a mile away from the hospital.
Authorities said Allen Oglesby was discharged from the hospital but left the room before his scheduled transportation arrived. Campus security and the St. Louis Police Department conducted an extensive search of the hospital. He has a history of Alzheimer’s and dementia.