Police drone with thermal camera saves life of exhausted dementia-hit woman, 83, after she went missing from home …


Police drone with thermal camera saves life of exhausted dementia-hit woman, 83, after she went missing from home as temperatures plunged

  • Woman had been missing for more than five hours in Corsham, west Wiltshire
  • Within an hour, the drone located a heat source on the edge of a wooded area 
  • Officers searching on foot can view drone camera images live to help in search

Bryony Jewell For Mailonline

A 83-year-old woman suffering from dementia, who had been missing for more than five hours, was found by police using drone technology.

Wiltshire Police deployed to Corsham on Saturday September 1 to search for a patient who was believed to be at a high risk of harm.

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