Missing, endangered woman in South Salt Lake found in Midvale

Posted at 7:24 AM, Mar 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-15 22:32:21-04

SOUTH SALT LAKE, Utah — A 66-year-old woman who walked away from a South Salt Lake care facility Monday was found Tuesday.Diana_Starzel

Diana Starzel, was last seen around noon Monday at Little Cottonwood Rehabilitation and Nursing, 3094 S. State Street. At about 3 p.m. Tuesday, she was found in Midvale.

“Diana Starzel was found safe and well and did not wish to return to the care facility,” according to a press release from South Salt Lake police.

The 66-year-old woman was  considered endangered due to her age, mental health issues, substance disorders and the cold/wet weather.

At this time it is unknown what events led up to the finding of Starzel, police say.