Woman who walked away from hospital found safe, police say

Mary Benham Web

MADISON, Wis. — Madison police said the woman who left a hospital and may vulnerable on her own was found.

Police said Mary E. Benham is safe.

Just before midnight Friday, police had asked the community’s help in finding Benham, saying that she has some medical concerns and there was concern that she may be unsafe on her own. She had was last been seen leaving Meriter Hospital on Park Street around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police said at about 10:30 a.m. that Mary had been located.