Missing Vernon woman located

Akiko Akeda, 89, was last seen at about 12:10 a.m. Monday after she walked away from a care facility

A Vernon woman has been located.

Akiko Akeda, 89, was last seen at about 12:10 a.m. Monday after she walked away from a care facility in the 4700 block of 23rd Avenue.

At 2 a.m., 17 members of Vernon Search and Rescue responded to an RCMP request to assist in the search for Akeda.

She was located at 7 a.m. suffering from hypothermia. She was transported to Vernon Jubilee Hospital for treatment.



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