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73-year-old woman last seen visiting husband at Winter Haven hospital is found

Posted at 8:01 PM, Oct 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 12:14:25-04

UPDATE — Rena Coolen has been located and reunited with her family.

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- Police in Winter Haven are asking for the public's help in locating a missing 73-year-old woman last seen visiting her husband at the hospital.

Winter Haven police say Rena Coolen visited the Winter Haven Hospital Tuesday and left at about 7 p.m. Officers have checked her home in Lakeland numerous times but has not been seen.

Cooley is believed to be driving a tan 2011 Chevrolet Malibu with a Florida tag LLSH49. She was at the hospital wearing a black dress, according to police.

Police believe Cooley may be showing early signs of dementia.

Anyone with information on Cooley is asked to call 863-401-2256.

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