Missing Muskogee woman found in car
MUSKOGEE — The Muskogee Police Department has canceled the Silver Alert issued for Eileen Springer. Springer was found Thursday morning near a rural road in an area east of the Muskogee Turnpike and north of Highway 62, near the Arkansas River. Police believe she became disoriented the day of her disappearance (6-4-14) and got lost, ending up off the roadway and stuck in the mud near this area.Ms. Springer was located by a passerby this morning and a Ft. Gibson police officer who was on routine patrol in the area. The passerby, who did not have a cell phone, was assisting Ms. Springer when the officer came upon the scene. Ms. Springer was taken to a nearby hospital in Muskogee.The passerby told a Ft. Gibson officer that he had seen the vehicle stuck at the location around three days ago but did not realize it was occupied. He went to look inside the vehicle Thursday morning and discovered the missing person. No official word on her condition, but police say she was able to talk to officers at the hospital.