long island – The Long Island family continues the search for 46-year-old Samantha Dennis Primus, who has been missing since she left home on Long Island during a storm last week.
Dennis is deaf, non-verbal and on the autism spectrum. She was captured by a ring camera walking in the dark on a stormy night.
Nassau County Police issued an alert for a missing vulnerable adult, but Denise’s family has since made a startling discovery.
There are new and worrying developments about the disappearance of a 46-year-old Long Island woman with autism who fled a relative’s home during last week’s storm.
According to Nassau police, Denise picked up the woman after receiving a 9-1-1 call from an ambulance doctor about a woman in need on Hillside Avenue and 190th Street in Queens on the Friday before Christmas. I got a phone call saying
Doctors told police they took her to Queens Hospital Center, where a woman matching Denise’s description was evaluated and discharged hours later on Christmas Eve around 2:00 am.
Authorities advised Denise’s family to file another missing persons report, but this time with the NYPD.
But if it was Denise who was seen and treated at the hospital, her family has many questions, including why no one called the police.
“They thought she was homeless, so they gave her a list of shelters she went to,” said Denise’s sister, Joanna Peck. She was let go by a medical professional who should have known better.”
FOX 5 NY has reached out to Queens Hospital Center and New York Health & Hospitals for comment. A spokeswoman for NY Health & Hospitals said it was investigating the incident.