Elderly Central Texas woman named in Silver Alert found

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BELL COUNTY, Texas (KWTX) An elderly Central Texas woman with Alzheimer’s disease for whom a Silver Alert was issued Thursday evening following a daylong search was found safe Friday morning.

Ronette Hodges. (Bell County Sheriff's Dept. photo)

Ronette Hodges, 78, was reported missing at around 8 a.m. Thursday.

She was last seen at around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in Killeen.

A fisherman found her at around 8:30 a.m.Friday along the Lampasas River in the area of Gravel Crossing and FM 2484.

She sustained injuries, but authorities said they aren't life-threatening.

Bell County deputies had been searching for her along Live Oak Cemetery Road near the intersection of FM 2484.