03-11-2009, 10:26 PM #1
FL - Enid Grace Hendricks, 75, Ruskin, 11 March 2009 - Alzheimers
11 March 09
A 75-year-old woman visiting from England disappeared this morning from her niece's home.
Enid Grace Hendricks was last seen this morning wearing a green housecoat and slippers. She was reported missing at 10:27 a.m. from 2513 Yukon Cliff Drive in Ruskin.
She is described as a 5-foot-5 black woman with a slim build and wearing an auburn colored wig. She is believed to be in the beginning stages of Alzheimer's. She does not know her way around the area.
She arrived from England about 10 p.m. Tuesday. Her husband told deputies he heard a door open about 5:30 a.m. today. When he woke at 9 a.m., he realized she was gone.
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03-12-2009, 02:25 PM #2
Missing Tourist Possibly Spotted In Sun City Field, Plaza
A 75-year-old Englishwoman who wandered away from a relative's home in Ruskin might have walked about three miles into a shopping area, the Hillsborough sheriff's office said this morning.
Marsicano said investigators have received valid sightings of Hendricks that place her around Sun Point Plaza about 11 a.m. Wednesday and also later that afternoon.
03-13-2009, 07:25 PM #3
Deputies: Missing British Tourist's Body Found
A British tourist who disappeared two days ago while visiting relatives in Ruskin was found dead along Interstate 75 this morning, Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies said.
Deputies said they are certain the body is that of Enid Grace Hendricks, 75. The body was wearing the same clothing that relatives said Hendricks had on when she went missing.
"We're waiting for the medical examiner to make a final confirmation on the identity, but it appears to be the lady we have been looking for," sheriff's Maj. John Marsicano said at a news conference.