Silver Alert subject found dead in Arizona

Ninety-year-old James Lewis Larson, of Iowa, the elderly adult missing since Tuesday was found deceased Sunday just north of Yuma, Arizona.

He was on his way to Yuma last week and stopped in Lawrence to visit family prior to his disappearance.

The Lawrence Police Department issued a Silver Alert when Mr. Larson failed to reach Yuma, and his family could not reach him.

Authorities in Arizona are currently looking into the circumstances surrounding the death.

Original post is below.

The Lawrence Police Department requested that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) issue a statewide Silver Alert for a missing Iowa man who was last seen in Lawrence, and was headed to Arizona.

Ninety-year-old James Lewis Larson is a white male, approximately 6’ tall, 220 lbs. with gray hair and blue eyes with eyeglasses.

Larson was last seen in Lawrence on Nov. 13 in a maroon 2017 Ford Edge 4-door hatchback bearing Iowa license plate ASG 448.

If you see Mr. Larson or his 2017 Ford Edge, please contact the Lawrence Police Department immediately at (785) 832-7509.