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Missing Jackson woman with Alzheimer's found deceased

Posted at 3:17 PM, Feb 17, 2018

A missing Jackson woman with Alzheimer's has been found deceased by police Saturday.

Jackson County Authorities had been searching for 79 year-old Viola Rice, after she had been missing since late Thursday night from the Broad Street area in Leoni Township.

Police used K-9 teams to search the area, along with Michigan State Police.

Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety put out a message on their Facebook page Saturday, saying that Mrs. Rice had been found and didn't survive the exposure to weather.