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UPDATE: Investigation of Missing, Endangered Springfield Resident Continues

Springfield Police Department

According to the Springfield Police Department, "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."

Original story:

The Springfield Police Department continues its investigation of a report of a missing and endangered person, and it’s asking for the public’s assistance. Seventy-nine-year-old Lanny D. Jackson went missing from his home in the 1900 block of E. Ridgewood Dr. in Springfield around 11 a.m. on August 27. He left in a silver 2006 Toyota Highlander with MO license plates, YG6P6Y.

According to the police department, 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.