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Missing Virginia senior found dead near her home: sources

Posted at 11:13 AM, Jan 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-25 18:54:40-05

UPDATE: Virginia State Police have canceled a senior alert for Barbara Y. Taylor. Crime Insider sources say 75-year was found dead, deep in the woods near her home.

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. — A Senior Alert has been issued for Barbara Y. Taylor. Taylor, 75, was last seen Wednesday at her home on Taylor Lane in Spotsylvania County.

“She suffers from a cognitive impairment and her disappearance poses a credible threat to her health and safety,” according to Virginia State Police. “She may need medical attention.”

Taylor was described as a white female with blue eyes and white hair. She is 4 feet in height and weighs 80 pounds, police said.

She was last seen wearing a puffy, blue jacket, blue pajama pants and blue shoes.

If you see her, call 911 or #77 on a cell phone or Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Office at 1-540-582-7115.