Statewide Silver Alert canceled after Springfield woman found safe

Sylvia Sue Donnell

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Officials have canceled a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Springfield woman after she was found safe in Springfield Saturday afternoon.

The statewide Silver Alert was issued Friday after Sylvia Sue Donnell, 62, was last seen leaving a home at 5 p.m. May 26 on Missouri Avenue in Springfield, Missouri.

Springfield police said it’s believed that Donnell suffers from undiagnosed dementia or Alzheimer’s disease and paranoia. Police also said she sometimes harms herself and might have been in danger.

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