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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Gold Alert Issued for Missing Lincoln Woman

Date Posted: Monday, July 9th, 2018

Dorothy K. Appel
Dorothy K. Appel

Lincoln– The Delaware State Police is issuing a Gold Alert for Dorothy Appel who was last heard from on Monday, July 9, 2018 at approximately 4:35 p.m.

Dorothy is 5’06” tall, 185 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes, and possibly wearing black pants.  Troopers have been unable to make contact Dorothy to check on her welfare.  Attempts to locate her have been unsuccessful and there is a real concern for her safety and welfare.

If anyone has any information in reference to her whereabouts, they are asked to please contact Troop 5 at 302-337-8253.  Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at

Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Melissa Jaffe

Released: 070918 2046


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