Missing Endangered Adult From Melbourne Found

MELBOURNE, Florida — The Melbourne Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing and endangered adult.  The woman is identified as 76-year-old Josephine Grace Gorman.  Gorman suffered a recent medical condition and may be in need of personal medications. 
Additionally, Gorman has been diagnosed with early onset dementia.  According to family members, Gorman left her residence on Wilson Street in Melbourne to run errands at approximately 3:00 p.m. on March 21, 2012.

Gorman was driving a red 2002 Saturn three-door car bearing Florida tag J046VC. Gorman has been listed as a missing person and law enforcement agencies statewide have been notified.

During the course of the investigation, it was discovered that Gorman may have visited gas stations in Oakhill, Geneva and Sanford, Florida.  Gorman’s credit card was last used at midnight in Sanford, Florida.

Gorman is described as being a white female, 5’04”, 160 lbs, grey/blonde hair, green eyes, prescription glasses, wearing blue jeans and a blue polo-type shirt. 

If you know the whereabouts of Josephine Gorman, or the described vehicle, please contact that jurisdiction’s law enforcement agency immediately.

The Melbourne Police Department is currently investigating this incident.  If you have any information please call Crimeline: 1-800-423-TIPS (8477) or The Melbourne Police Department’s Crime Tip Line: 321-409-2259

UPDATE: Josephine Grace Gorman (76 years old) and her vehicle were located today at 11:00 a.m. at a convenience store in West Melbourne.  At this time, she can not explain her travels throughout the night, and she was unclear on her current location.

Gorman will be transferred to an area hospital for a medical evaluation/treatment.

The Melbourne Police Department would like to thank everyone who has been involved in the
search for Mrs. Gorman.  The Police Department had received calls on possible sightings this
morning as a result of the posted Silver Alert.