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Silver Alert canceled for missing Cumberland woman

Posted May 23, 2013
Updated May 24, 2013

— Cumberland County authorities ended their search Thursday for a missing Spring Lake woman. 

Earline Patterson Neil, 59, was reported missing from McNeil Street at 1 a.m. Thursday morning, and authorities halted their search shortly before midnight after making contact with Neil at her home.

The North Carolina Center for Missing Persons canceled its Silver Alert for Neil at 11:55 p.m. 

No other information was released. 


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  • Coach K is still GREAT May 23, 2013

    I was wondering the same thing jenjen...is she wanted on something, does she have alzheimers (sp?)

  • jenjengirl89 May 23, 2013

    Not any details here. Such as, why an adult woman isn't allowed to drive herself to another city. How about some reporting? Wanted by the law? Cognitive impairment? Kidnapping?