Silver Alert cancelled for endangered woman with dementia in Lumberton


LUMBERTON, N.C. (WBTW) — A Silver Alert has been cancelled in North Carolina for a woman who was said to be endangered and missing.

She was thought to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment, according to authorities.

The alert was issued for Mary Odessa Powell, 80, who was last seen at an apartment complex in the area of 537 East 21st Street.

Powell has short black hair, brown eyes, is 5’4″ and weighs 140 pounds, according to authorities. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lumberton Police Department at 910-671-3845.

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