UPDATE: Missing woman found

Posted at 7:01 PM, Feb 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-09 07:32:16-05

Update: Shawnee police have found 73-year-old Laverna Dee Galloway. She was missing, but Galloway is safe and doing well. Police have called off the Silver Alert. 


Original story: The Shawnee Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for a missing 73-year-old woman.

Laverna Dee Galloway last contacted her brother by phone on the afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. Her brother became concerned when she failed to call him on his birthday, which is on Feb. 8. She left her cell phone in her apartment.

According to police, Galloway is described as a white female, about 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighing about 105 pounds. She has silver/red hair and blue eyes. She was known to drive a light blue 2003 Ford Focus four-door with Kansas tag 999-CSE.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the Shawnee Police Department at 913-631-2150 or the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.


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