A worried young woman calls the police and asks for a wellness check on one of her neighbors and the officers make a shocking discovery.
Wendy Mulholland had been living in the same street for over ten years since her oldest son was born, and she knew practically every one of her neighbors.
Some of them you could set your clock to, like Mr. Jordan who lived next door and left at 6:30 every morning or Missy Dowel who came home around 2 a.m. every day.
Wendy was up for all these comings and goings because she was nursing her third colicky baby, and that was why she noticed that Beatrice Callow hadn’t shown her face on the street for a few days.
Called on a wellness check, two policemen make a shocking discovery | Source: Shutterstock.com
Beatrice was 86 years old, and the kind of woman who would be snapping whips and running armies at 100 if they let her. Every morning at exactly 11:00, Miss Beatrice (that’s what everyone called her) would be seen marching down the street with her cane in hand.
Mind you, Miss Beatrice NEVER leaned on her cane, she used it to emphasize her finer conversation points, and once, she poked a man who’d been harassing Wendy where it hurts.
Reach out to the people around you, make sure they know they are not alone.
The young woman and the older one, on opposite sides of the road of life, had become friendly, but Miss Beatrice always kept her distance, even though Wendy had invited her for tea several times.
Nevertheless, the third time in a row Wendy didn’t see Miss Beatrice walking to the corner store for her fresh rolls, she decided that enough was enough and she called the police.
Wendy knew all of her neighbors’ comings and goings which is why she became worried about Beatrice | Source: Unsplash
She explained that her neighbor was in her eighties and lived alone. “Please, could you send over a car to see if she’s ok?” Wendy asked. “I’ve knocked on the door and rang the bell but she doesn’t reply even though I can see through the window that her purse is on the kitchen table.”
Half an hour later, two uniformed officers were at the front door of Miss Beatrice’s house. When there was no…