Missing Alzheimer's patient dies after exposure to cold

An elderly woman who wandered away from her home yesterday dies after being exposed to the cold.

The Bay County Sheriff's Department received a call in the early morning hours about a missing Alzheimer's patient in western Bay County's Williams Township.

Members from the Aubun Williams and Beaver Township fire departments responded to help, along with the Michigan State Police K-9 division.

The woman was found around 7:30 a.m. in the area of Flajole and W. North Union.

She was taken to Midland Hospital where she passed away.