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November 11, 2013

Silver Alert Success Story: 85-year-old North Carolina Woman Found in Tennessee

by silveralertbill

On November 5, 2013, a Silver Alert was issued for 85-year-old Lois McCall-Walsh. McCall-Walsh went missing in Morganton, North Carolina and was later found safe 90 miles away in Bristol, Tennessee.

From the news story in the Morganton News-Herald:

Lois McCall-Walsh, who is 85, was found Tuesday night in Bristol, Tenn.

The Silver Alert was cancelled at 10:16 p.m. at the request of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office.

She is believed to suffer from dementia or some other cognitive impairment. McCall-Walsh had apparently driven to Bristol, said Burke County Sheriff Steve Whisenant.

McCall-Walsh had last been seen traveling near the Antioch Road area of Burke County on Tuesday in 2000 white Ford Taurus. She was found safe and sound in Bristol, Whisenant said.

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