Missing Southside woman found safe

Victim threatened to kill herself following an argument with her daughter

Constance Joann Claussen

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - A Southside woman that was reported missing by authorities has been found safe Monday night.

The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office was working a missing person, silver alert involving a 70-year-old Southside woman. 

Investigations revealed on Friday, Dec. 25, Constance Joann Claussen threatened to kill herself following an argument with her daughter. 

The victim is described in police reports as a white female, about 95 pounds, 5'4'' with hazel-colored eyes and salt and pepper hair.

On Sunday, Dec. 27, the victim left her home at around 12:00 p.m. stating she was going to meet a friend for lunch.  The victim has not been seen since leaving her home. 

Claussen’s daughter contacted the friend she was supposed to meet, and was told that she and Claussen were never scheduled to have lunch together. 

The victim is prescribed several types of medication for pain, depression and seizures.  Claussen also utilizes a wheelchair, but did not take it with her.  She is able to walk without the wheelchair, but not a great distance. 

Silver alert victim is believed to have taken off in a vehicle similar to this one.

Claussen was last seen driving away from her home in a 2005 silver Chrysler Town & Country minivan, a vehicle similar to the one pictured in this story.

Anyone who has any information in regards to the location of the victim is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email us at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org.

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