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Police: 75-year-old Waco woman found dead positively identified

Posted at 7:35 PM, Jul 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-26 09:53:32-04

WACO, TX — A 75-year-old woman who was reported missing was found dead, according to the Waco Police Department.

Waco police said the body was positively identified as Lelia Norfus, who was last seen around 7 p.m. on Tuesday. There were no signs of foul play.

On Thursday around 5 p.m., officers responded to a report of a body in an alleyway near the 2200 block of Mary. A witness walking through the alley saw the body and called 911.


The Texas Department of Public Safety canceled a Silver Alert for Norfus Thursday evening, saying Norfus had been found.

Pending the autopsy, the cause of death has yet to be determined. The investigation is ongoing.