Missing W. Lafayette woman found ten miles from home

Joan Cassell, 78, was last seen in West Lafayette Nov. 11. (Photo provided: Indiana State Police)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WANE) – An Indiana State Police Silver Alert for a missing woman from West Lafayette has been canceled.

State police issued the alert early Thursday morning after 78-year-old Joan Cassell went missing Wednesday evening.

According to WANE sister station WLFI in Lafayette, Cassell was found about ten miles from home.

WLFI reported police received a call around 3 a.m. about a woman walking along U.S. 52. Officers identified the person as Cassell.

She was unhurt and expected to be taken back home to be with her family.


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