Elderly woman with dementia missing from Back of the Yards

SHARE Elderly woman with dementia missing from Back of the Yards
Wanda_Moore.png

Wanda Moore | Chicago Police Department

Chicago Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 79-year-old woman with dementia who went missing Friday morning from the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.

Wanda Moore walked out of a home on the 5200 block of South Green at 8 a.m. Friday and has not been heard from since, according to a high risk missing person alert issued Friday afternoon.

Authorities say Moore should be able to remember her name and last address in the 8ooo block of South Elizabeth.

She is described as a 5-foot-5, 150-pound black woman with brown hair, brown eyes and a dark complexion. She was last seen wearing a leopard-print nightshirt, light pink shorts and white slippers.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call Area Central detectives at (312) 747-8380.

The Latest
Manager Craig Counsell revealed the decision Tuesday before the Cubs opened a three-game series against the Braves at Wrigley Field.
The two-time Gold Glove winner at short says he’s back to 100% physically, and that’s not all. He’s also clearer in between the ears after having tried to play through pain — and done poorly at it — while holding a bit too stubbornly to the ideal of taking the field whenever possible.
Her six-week timetable was trimmed to four as she eyes a June 1 return.