Detectives from the Montgomery County Police 3rd District Investigative Section continued to search this morning for Mrs. Annie Mae Anderson, 81, who was reported missing yesterday evening from the Silver Spring home of her brother in the 600 block of Symphony Woods Drive. Mrs. Anderson suffered from serious medical ailments—including dementia. She was not believed to be wearing clothing which would protect her from cold weather.
A through search using canine and the Maryland State Police helicopter into the early morning hours today produced negative results. The search began again today, again using K-9 units. The body was found by a Montgomery County Police K-9 unit at 11:15 a.m., in a ravine in a wooded area behind a home in the 600 block of Symphony Woods Drive.
There was no evidence of foul play and Ms. Anderson is preliminarily believed to have died from exposure to the elements.
Police would like to remind family members and caregive ...more