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News - August 31, 2018

Store owner: Missing woman seemed incapacitated

Last person to see Wamaitha Kaboga-Miller says she should not have been driving

by Sue Dremann and Jocelyn Dong

The last person known to have seen Palo Alto resident Wamaitha Kaboga-Miller before she vanished on Aug. 17 said the 66-year-old woman was shaking and appeared to be too disabled to drive.

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 30, 2018 at 11:06 am

This is sad.

Even if the store clerk knew she was driving, I don't know if legally there was anything she could have done to stop her getting into her car and driving away.

I think that by this stage and the car not having been found that there is going to be a sad outcome to this. I sincerely hope I am wrong.

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Posted by bartender
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Aug 30, 2018 at 11:08 pm

Can opiate prescribing MDs be held to the same standard as a bartender for
continuing to serve an inebriated customer? Asking for a friend...

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Posted by eileen
a resident of College Terrace
on Aug 31, 2018 at 9:55 pm

eileen is a registered user.

Was her husband aware of her condition? Was she recovering from recent back surgery or was she taking medication long term? Just wondering why she was so imparded that early in the morning and why no one was watching her?

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