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.