Missing Woman Found Dead in Kirksville

Kirksville Police and the Adair County Sheriff’s Office have begun an investigation after a missing woman was found dead in Kirksville. Police had issued a missing person’s alert for 55-year-old Meredith Ann Water Lewis, who was last seen on October 30th. A search began Tuesday night, her body was found Wednesday afternoon. Lewis reportedly had prior health problems and her family was concerned for her well-being. Police have not released a cause of death or if medical conditions were a factor in her disappearance or death.