Created: Sun, 16 Feb 2014 11:14:55 EST
Updated: Sun, 16 Feb 2014 11:14:55 EST
WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Waynesboro police say they found the body of a missing Alzheimer's patient in the laundry room of a nearby house.
Police Chief Augustus Palmer III told the Augusta Chronicle (http://bit.ly/1gqt2Bw ) no arrests have been made in the death of 77-year-old Arletha Diane Bennett. Police say the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called to help probe the woman's death.
Bennett, a retired teacher, was reported missing Jan. 16 after leaving her home.
Details on the woman's cause of death are unclear.
Information from: The Augusta Chronicle , http://www.augustachronicle.com