Officials: Iowa woman now world’s oldest person
JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) – A 115-year-old woman in Iowa has become the world’s oldest living person.
Guinness officials provided few details about the latest record holder. Manfredini was born on April 4, 1897, in Italy. She moved to the United States in 1920.
Manfredini currently lives at the Bishop Drumm Retirement Center in Johnston, just north of Des Moines.
A message left for Manfredini and her family was not immediately returned Wednesday.