Gold alert issued for Selbyville woman

UPDATE: Delaware State Police have canceled the Gold Alert for Frances Blackburn, who has been located in good condition.


Delaware State Police have issued a Gold Alert for Frances Blackburn, who was reported missing from her residence in the 37000 block of Wanmar Court in Selbyville. She was last seen around noon on Tuesday, May 15, at her residence.

Frances is 5 feet 4 inches tall and 164 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a tan, long-sleeved dress shirt and flower-print leggings.

Troopers have been unable to make contact with Frances to check on her welfare. Attempts to locate her have been unsuccessful and there is a real concern for her safety and welfare.

If anyone has any information in reference to her whereabouts, they are asked to please contact Troop 4 at 302-856-5850.  Information may also be provided by contacting Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or via the internet at