Update: 8/26 @ 8:00 a.m.
Mrs. Russell was found and she is safe
The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the above Critical Missing Person Ms. Lela Ervin Russell. On August 26, 2022, at approximately 1:49am Ms. Lela Russell was last seen on foot at the intersection of Misty Glen Drive and Jade Drive. Ms. Russell may be confused and in need of assistance
She is described as a 79-year-old Black female. Ms. Russell is 5’5”, 160 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black cap, salt and pepper colored long wig, blue shirt, blue capri pants, and black Croc sandals.
Persons with information are asked to call the Police Department at 911 or (214) 671-4268. Please reference case number 155035-2022.