Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Help needed to find missing 84-year-old woman

JULY 18 UPDATE: Sadly, Mary Northcraft was found deceased at about 9:20 a.m. in her car in the Applebee's parking lot at 12461 S. U.S. 71 Highway in Grandview, Mo. Her cause of death will be determined by the Medical Examiner. Thanks to all of you who helped look for her.

We're very worried about 84-year-old Mary Northcraft, who has been missing since about noon on Monday, July 11. Ms. Northcraft has dementia, and her family is very concerned. We have found no trace of her since she went missing.

Ms. Northcraft is white, 5 feet tall and weighs about 110 pounds. She has gray hair, blue eyes and glasses. She may be driving a silver 2001 Chevy Malibu with Missouri license plate PE9 A9V. She was last seen near her home in the 11400 block of Oak in south Kansas City.

If you've seen her, please call 911 or the KCPD Missing Persons Section at 816-234-5136.