Body of elderly woman found in street

Police are investigating after the body of an elderly woman was found in the street on Detroit's northeast side Monday morning.
 
It is believed 83-year-old Hortense Crawford may have walked out of the Happy Home group home on Worchester Place early in the morning without a coat or shoes. 

"My wife was going to work and she was riding down the street and she noticed something on the road and as she drove past she saw some feet," said Andre Love who lives across the street from group home. 

So, his wife turned around and notified police. 

The 83-year-old was a retired Chrysler worker who worked on the line for 42 years. Her granddaughter, Dionne Richardson, operates the group home and said that her grandmother has never just walked outside on her own before. 

Richardson thinks her grandmother, who has had dementia for several years, went looking for her late husband. 

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