Missing Lincoln County woman found safe in Virginia


Credit: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office

LINCOLN COUNTY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) — A sliver alert issued for a Lincoln County woman who went missing Monday morning has been canceled.

Deputies were advised on November 14, 2017 that Jean Brotherton Lawing, 84, of Lincolnton, was located in Saltville, Virginia.

She was picked up by family members and returned to her Lincoln County home.

Lawing who had been entered NCIC as missing was removed after she was located in Virginia. 

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank everyone for their assistance in bringing this incident to a successful close.


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