More information, (including airport video), about Carol Ann Gotbaum. Police have issued a statement about the case: “Officers had no information … that Ms. Gotbaum had traveled unescorted” from New York to Phoenix “to seek treatment for a substance abuse issue,” the statement said.

“The officers had no knowledge of any of Ms. Gotbaum’s personal issues. They had not been apprised of any calls from the family to the airport seeking to locate Ms. Gotbaum.”[CNN] (Thanks, DJ Bambino!)