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Update: Minneapolis Police Asks for Public’s Help In Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

Missing Person Update

January 25, 2021 (MINNEAPOLIS) – On Friday, January 22, 2021 at 9:49 AM, Minneapolis police responded to a report of a person down in a secluded space on the 2200 block of N. 6th St. Officers arrived and found a woman obviously deceased. There is nothing suspicious about the scene.

It is with heavy heart that we report that the woman in this call has been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office as our missing person, Alpha Lyons.

We want to thank everyone for the part they played in getting the message out about Alpha. We appreciate the time and effort people put into looking for her.


Minneapolis Police Asks for Public’s Help In Locating Missing Vulnerable Adult

January 21, 2021 (MINNEAPOLIS) – The Minneapolis Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating a missing vulnerable adult female.  Alpha Lyons is a 63-year-old African American female who was last known to be wearing a Camouflage jogging outfit with a black jacket over the top.  She is described as being 5 feet 4 inches tall, weighing 130 pounds with short black and gray hair (patchy in some areas) with a scar over her right eye.

Alpha was last seen Tuesday, January 19th at 1:00 pm in the area of the 2200 block of N 6th Street, Minneapolis.  Alpha frequents the area of Cub Foods on Broadway in North Minneapolis.

Alpha has memory issues and is prone to having seizures. The two pictures included are of Alpha.

Anyone who sees Alpha is asked to call 911 immediately. Anyone with information on this case should call Sgt. Menne at 612-673-2814. The GO # associated with this case is 21-013585.