Police: Woman drowned behind apartment


PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – Police found the body of a 72-year-old woman in a canal behind her apartment after responding to reports of a possible drowning Friday afternoon.

The woman, who suffered for dementia, was missing for 40 minutes from her home in the 2200 block of Northwest 77th Way before police found her.

Investigators believe she walked into the canal and drowned. Her name wasn't immediately released.