Charleston, SC, Assisted Living Community is Under Investigation

A resident with dementia was able to wander away from the community and was later was found dead.

The body of Marie Duddy, 80, was discovered on the evening of May 21 in a marshy area behind a nearby home by the home’s owner, who called authorities, the Charleston Police Department reported on its Facebook page. The last time Duddy had been seen, according to the department, had been the previous afternoon at Savannah Place, the assisted living community where she lived.

Charleston, SC Police Department