Body found in Anahuac believed to be of 72-year-old missing woman, officials say

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Monday, August 15, 2022
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According to family, Bettye Robinson has early onset dementia. If you have any information, you can contact the Chambers County Sheriff's Office.

ANAHUAC, Texas (KTRK) -- Chambers County Sheriff's Office deputies said on Sunday they have located a body believed to be that of a missing woman.

According to deputies, the body was found in a canal near Miller Street in Anahuac.

A Silver Alert was issued for the 72-year-old woman earlier in the day.

Bettye Robinson was last seen Saturday at about 9:30 p.m. on North Main Street in Anahuac after leaving her son's residence on foot, officials said.

According to family, Robinson had early onset dementia and believed she was still in upstate New York.

Officials described Robinson as a Black female, 5 feet, 5 inches tall, with black hair and brown eyes.

The cause of death is unknown at this time.