Woman missing from group home in west Birmingham found safe

Woman missing from group home in west Birmingham found safe
Woman with Asperger Syndrome missing, may be en route to Montgomery
Whitney McDurmin was released from Grandview Medical Center Thursday, Oct. 4, and placed in a group home on the west side of Birmingham, said Birmingham police spokesman Sgt. Johnny Williams.

McDurmins mother went to the group home on Sunday and was informed that her daughter left to go to the store and never returned. McDurmin has Aspergers Syndrome and although she is verbal and able to talk, she is unable to make rational decisions, Williams said.

Birmingham Police have asked for the publics assistance in locating a missing 22-year-old woman with Asperger Syndrome.

Whitney McDurmin, of Birmingham, was released from Grandview Medical Center on Thursday and was placed in a group home in the city. When her mother visited the group home on Sunday she learned Whitney had not returned from a trip to the store. Whitney may be trying to travel to Montgomery, Birmingham Police officers believe.

Anyone with information on Whitneys location is urged to call 911 or contact Birmingham Police at (205) 297-8418. Other relevant information may be directed to Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.


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