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Missing Spokane 86-year-old woman located

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Update: Police confirmed Sunday afternoon that Dorothy Gerske has been found and is safe.

Update: Family members of Dorothy Ramon Gerske, an 86 year old woman who was reported missing Tuesday, has been found. The family tells KHQ Dorothy is in the hospital and is doing okay. Gerske's great-niece, Jeanene Aagard-Rundgren, says Gerske's name was misspelled when she checked into the hospital, so when police checked, they couldn't find her.

Dorothy didn't have anyone's number to let friends or family know where she was. 

Previous coverage:

Spokane Police are requesting media and public assistance in locating a missing elderly female.

Spokane Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating 86 year old Dorothy Ramon Gerske, she was last seen on Tuesday at 3pm, at 217 W Spokane Falls Blvd. Dorothy was last seen wearing a black sweater, red shirt, navy blue pants, brown orthopedic shoes, and glasses with a gold frame. Dorothy does not drive and uses the bus and cabs for transportation.   She is 5’03” tall, approximately 105 lbs., with blue eyes, and gray hair. Dorothy has limited hearing but can read lips well. Dorothy is also known to have friends in the Stevens County area. Attached is a picture of Dorothy.

Spokane Police are asking for everyone to be watchful and assist us in locating Dorothy. If you see her please call Crime Check as soon as possible at (509) 456-2233. 

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