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Concern for Missing 89-Year-Old Rockville Woman with Dementia (LOCATED)

For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 24, 2020

UPDATE: December 25, 2020: Helen Watts and Ricardo Corbett have been located safe and unharmed.


Detectives with the Montgomery County Department of Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 89-year-old Rockville woman who has dementia.

Helen Watts of Oxbow Road, left a family member's home in Gaithersburg at approximately 5:30 this evening (December 24) and has not returned to her residence.  Watts left the family member's home with her companion, Ricardo Corbett, who is believed to to be in his 80s and was driving a gray sedan, possibly a Lexus or Cadillac, with Virginia tags.

Watts is approximately 5’2” tall and weighs 150 pounds.  She has gray hair.  She was last seen wearing a beige shirt and brown pants and a black coat.

Police and family are concerned for Watts' and Corbett's welfare.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Helen Watts or Ricardo Corbett is asked to call 911.

**A photo of Ricardo Corbett is not available.

Helen WattsHelen Watts (Original Image)

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Release ID: 20-524
Media Contact: Sergeant Rebecca Innocenti 
Categories: missing-person