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Missing woman found dead in north Minneapolis

The 63-year-old's body was found three days after she was reported missing.
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A 63-year-old Minneapolis woman who was reported missing last week has been found dead. 

Alpha Lyons was found Friday, Jan. 22 at 9:49 a.m. in a "secluded space" on the 2200 block of N. 6th St., Minneapolis Police Department reports. There was nothing suspicious at the scene, police noted. 

Lyons had last been seen Tuesday, Jan. 19, wearing a camouflage jogging outfit with a black jacket near the 2200 block of N. 6th St. in Minneapolis. Police noted that Lyons had memory issues and was prone to seizures. 

"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 said. 

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