Published: May 10, 2011 1:06 AM EDT
Updated: May 09, 2011 10:22 PM EDT

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -  A person kayaking a Cape Coral canal found a woman floating in the water, unconscious.   According to Cape Coral Police Patricia Stiner was found in the canal behind her home.  Preliminary investigation reveals that Stiner,  who suffered from Alzheimer's disease, wandered away from her home and somehow ended up in the canal.  She is believed to have walked away between 3:00 - 3:30 Monday.


The kayaker was helped by three neighbors who pulled Stiner onto a dock where medics attempted to revive her. Stiner was pronounced deceased by EMS.