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UPDATE: Milwaukee Police say missing 88-year-old woman found dead

UPDATE: Milwaukee Police say missing 88-year-old woman found dead


UPDATE: MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police have confirmed that an 88-year-old woman reported missing has been found dead. 

A scene has been set up in the area of 5th and W. Abert Place. The Medical Examiner's Office is responding. According to Milwaukee Police, the death is not suspicious.

A Silver Alert was issued for 88-year-old Josephine Johnson early Wednesday morning. She had last been seen around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday. The alert was later canceled. 

Stay with CBS 58 on air and online for the latest in this developing story. 


MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee Police are asking for the public’s help to find a critical missing woman who suffers from Alzheimer's and dementia.

Josephine Johnson, 88, was last seen in the 3700 block of N. 5th St. around 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017.

She is described as 5'3”, 100 lbs, slim build and short hair. She was last seen wearing a brown plaid shirt, blue sweatpants, blue Crocs, and a black nightcap.

Anyone with information is asked to call MPD’s Sensitive Crimes Division at 414-935-7405.

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