she had gone hunting for flowers in the woods then slipped on leaves down into a ditch. After initially sitting for some time, thinking she was hurt, Parker told police that she eventually realized she was okay and spent a long time climbing up out of the ditch to retrieve her purse. When she did, Dalton said she got turned around.
"She just basically started enjoying the walk," [assistant police chief Steve] Dalton said.Enjoying the walk? Eighty-seven years old and all alone?