Woman found dead in creek after going missing, Lincoln Police say

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – UPDATE: A woman was found dead in southwest Lincoln hours after going missing on Wednesday, officials say.

Crews were dispatched to the area of Salt Creek, but they found the 83-year-old in Beal Slough, at the bottom of a steep embankment near where it empties into the creek.

Police say the woman suffered from memory loss.

The cause of death is unknown, and the investigation is ongoing.

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First responders are working to rescue a woman from Salt Creek near First Street and Pioneers Boulevard.

Police were sent to the area after an 83-year-old woman was reported missing by her husband around 8 a.m. on Wednesday.

About an hour later, Lincoln Fire & Rescue crews spotted her.

A Channel 8 reporter at the scene says crews are working to rescue the 83-year-old.

This is a developing story.  Stick with Channel 8 for any updates. 

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