BSO searching for a missing 69-year-old woman with dementia
Pompano Beach, Florida – Authorities are on the lookout for Dorothy Trunnell, a 69-year-old woman from Pompano Beach, who has been missing for almost a month.
According to the Broward Sheriff’s Office Missing Persons Unit, Trunnell was last seen on February 14 near the 200 block of West Sample Road, wearing black pants and a red sweater.
Trunnell is reportedly suffering from dementia and may refer to herself as “Suzanne”. She has been described as being 5’1″ tall, weighing around 200 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.
The disappearance of Trunnell is worrying, and the authorities are urging anyone who has information about her whereabouts to contact BSO Detective Chris Blankenship at 954-321-4268 or the BSO non-emergency number, 954-764-HELP (4357).
Trunnell’s family is also appealing to the public for any information that might help locate her. They hope that, with the help of the community, she can be found soon and reunited with her loved ones.
The incident is a reminder of the importance of checking on elderly family members or friends who may be vulnerable to wandering off, especially those suffering from cognitive impairments.