[UPDATE: Found! ] Silver Alert: Older Woman Missing in Eureka
Press release provided by the Eureka Police Department:
On 04-16-2015 at about 8:25 pm, an officer of the Eureka Police Department was dispatched to contact a family member, regarding a missing person report.
Upon arrival the officer was advised that Dorris Evelyn “Evie” Gaskell had walked away from her home at about 2:00 pm that afternoon. Officers checked with Evie’s neighbors and searched the surrounding area, but Evie was not located. The Eureka Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating her.
Evie is described as a 79-year-old woman, approximately 5-4”, 128 lbs, with short grey hair and brown eyes. She may also be wearing glasses. Evie is believed to be wearing white tennis shoes, a long shirt, and pants.
If anyone has information where Evie may be located, they are urged to contact the Eureka Police Department at 707-441-4044.
UPDATE 7:45 A.M.: According to the Lost Coast Outpost, Evie Gaskell has been found.
UPDATE 9:44 A.M.: According Brittany Powell of the Eureka Police Department, Ms. Gaskell was found by her family this morning and is home safe now.