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Missing 79-Year-Old Woman Found Safe

Hope Pridgen, who suffers from Alzheimer's disease, last seen Monday near 17th and I streets NW



    A 79-year-woman with Alzheimer's disease who went missing on Monday was found safe about 24 hours later.

    Hope Pridgen -- who was last seen near 17th and I streets NW -- was found around mid-day Tuesday.

    Missing Woman Found Dead

    [DC] Missing Woman Found Dead
    Victoria Kong, 83, was found dead Monday afternoon at Gravelly Point near Reagan National Airport. News4's Jackie Bensen reports.
    (Published Monday, May 6, 2013)

    Pridgen suffers from Alzheimer's Disease and was registered in the Alzheimer's Association's Medic Alert + Safe Return Program. She was wearing a Safe Return bracelet.

    Last Friday, Victoria Kong, 83, another woman suffering from memory problems, went missing from Reagan National Airport after arriving on a flight from Miami. Kong's body was found Monday near Gravelly Point.