Broken Arrow woman found dead after Silver Alert issued

Winnie Rowland, 83, of Broken Arrow, was found dead inside her car after a Silver Alert was issued for early Saturday. Police think she died either of natural causes or a medical condition.
Tulsa World Staff Reports Modified: May 19, 2012 at 7:44 pm •  Published: May 19, 2012
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An 83-year-old Broken Arrow woman was found dead inside her car Saturday afternoon after local police issued a Silver Alert for her Saturday morning.

Family members found the body of Winnie Roland in her 1993 Lincoln Town Car just after 1:30 p.m. in a riverbed in the 5600 block of East 131st Street. Police think she died either of natural causes or a medical condition.

Broken Arrow Police issue a Silver Alert early Saturday after Roland was last seen leaving her residence in the 8000 block of South Birch Avenue around 1 p.m. Friday to go to South Tulsa Optical. Authorities do not know if she ever arrived.


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