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Silver Alert canceled after woman missing from Demotte was safely located

Posted at 7:30 PM, Jun 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-07 21:34:43-04


The Silver Alert was canceled around 9:30 p.m. Sunday after Shirley Smith was safely located, according to the Newton County Sheriff's dispatch.


DEMOTTE — A Silver Alert was declared Sunday evening for a 75-year-old woman missing from Demotte.

Newton County Sheriff's deputies are looking for Shirley Smith, described as being 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes, according to the alert.

She was last seen around 4 a.m. Sunday driving a blue 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage with Indiana license plate 427BOL, according to the alert.

Smith is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance, according to the alert.

Anyone with information on here whereabouts is asked to call police at 911 or 219-474-5661.