WASHINGTON (AP) — A report says the U.S. Park Police mishandled communications during a search for a woman who went missing after arriving at Reagan National Airport from Barbados.
The Park Police requested an investigation by the Office of Inspector General after it learned of inappropriate remarks made by a shift commander about the woman, who was found dead three days later.READ MORE: 5 Suspects, Including 2 Juveniles, Charged In Ocean City Armed Robbery
The report, released Thursday, details the agency’s response after 83-year-old Victoria Kong went missing on May 3, 2013. Kong was last seen leaving the airport on foot. Her body was found north of the airport in a wooded area.READ MORE: Man Killed, Another Victim In Critical Condition Following Afternoon Shootings In Baltimore
The report says information about the case was not always effectively communicated within the Park Police. It also says a shift commander described Kong as a “9,000-year-old Alzheimer’s woman.”MORE NEWS: Leaders Call Fells Point Violence 'Tragic & Unacceptable,' Police Urging People To Speak Up
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