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UPDATE: Missing woman found dead in Burnet

UPDATE 11 A.M. JANUARY 13: Authorities confirmed Nancy Lord, 75, was found dead January 10 in the city of Burnet. The Burnet Police Department, with the assistance of the Burnet County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Rangers, is investigating her death. No other details are available at this time.

UPDATE JANUARY 11: According to Burnet Police Chief Paul Nelson, the Burnet Police Department is “currently investigating the case” of Nancy Lord, a 75-year-old Burnet County woman who was reported missing.


The Burnet County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help locating a missing 75-year-old woman who was last seen January 6 in Burnet.

The woman is Nancy Lord of Silver Creek, located in northwestern Burnet County. According to a BCSO release, she was last seen Monday on foot leaving the La Vista Motel, 502 Buchanan Drive in Burnet.

Authorities said she suffers from dementia.

She is 5 feet 8 inches tall with blonde hair and green eyes. She was last seen wearing a gray sweater and bluejeans with her hair in a ponytail.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to contact BCSO Lt. Howard Stinehour at 512-756-8080 or