Missing, endangered woman who left Melbourne hospital found safe, police say

Deborah Kuhlman ‘has been located and is safe,’ police say

Missing and endangered Deborah Kuhlman may be driving her Nissan Rogue. (Melbourne Police Department)

MELBOURNE, Fla. – A Purple Alert has been canceled for a woman who left a hospital Friday and didn’t return home, according to the Melbourne Police Department.

Melbourne police said on Saturday that Deborah Kuhlman, 67, has been located and is safe.

On Friday, police responded to Holmes Regional Medical Center around 1 a.m. Friday, where they were told that Kuhlman, 67, had left the hospital.

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A Purple Alert is issued to help locate adults suffering from a mental or cognitive disability that is not Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia-related disorder.

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