FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 6, 2016 Update
Lanny Jackson is no longer considered missing. On Sept. 5, the body of Jackson was discovered in a conservation area in Douglas County, Missouri. No foul play is suspected in his death.
Originally released Aug. 29, 2016. Updated on Sept. 1, 2016.
The Springfield Police Department is investigating a report of a missing and endangered person and is asking for the public’s assistance. Lanny D. Jackson, 79, went missing from his home in the 1900 block of E. Ridgewood Dr. in Springfield as of 11 a.m. Aug. 27. Jackson left in a silver 2006 Toyota Highlander (MO license plates, YG6P6Y).
Jackson is on medication and may be considered suicidal. He is 6 feet 1 inch, weighs 220 pounds, and has gray hair and blue eyes. He is not wearing his glasses and could be wearing a ball cap saying "USS WASP."
Anyone with information regarding Jackson’s whereabouts is asked to call 911.
Photo of Lanny Jackson
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Case number: 16-35622
Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer
Release authorized by: Sgt. Todd King