Report: Anderson woman subject of Silver Alert found dead

Missing since Saturday, January 20.

ANDERSON, Ind. (WANE) – A statewide Silver Alert issued for a missing Anderson woman on Wednesday has been canceled, according to Indiana State Police.

The Anderson Police Department began looking for 56-year-old Lynette Jackson Wednesday after she had been last seen Jan. 20.

The Herald-Bulletin in Anderson reported Jackson was found dead near her home Thursday night.

At the time of the alert, police said Jackson was believed to be in extreme danger and possibly needing medical attention.

The paper reported an autopsy is scheduled for Friday afternoon. Authorities said Jackson’s death doesn’t appear suspicious.

Jackson was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2009.