Allegheny County

89-year-old woman found after going missing from Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — UPDATE: Queenie Kirkland has been found and is safe, Pittsburgh police said Wednesday morning.


ORIGINAL: Pittsburgh detectives are asking for the public’s help to find a missing woman.

Queenie Kirkland, 89, left her home on Thomas Boulevard on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

Kirkland was last seen wearing a black jacket, gray sweater, black and white checkered pants, black boots and a black hat.

She’s 5 feet, 3 inches tall and weighs 117 pounds, with brown eyes and gray hair.

Kirkland has dementia and walks with a cane.

Officials said she’s known to frequent the city’s Homewood neighborhood.

Anyone with information is asked to call SVU/Missing Persons detectives at 412-323-7141.