A missing 79-year-old found has been found dead.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WILKINSBURG (KDKA) – A woman reported missing on Friday morning has been found dead, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner.

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Maxine Gillis, a 79-year-old woman who was reported missing early on Friday morning, was found dead in the 2200 block of William Penn Highway in Wilkinsburg just after noon on Friday.

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Police had reported Gillis missing Friday morning and said that she was supposed to be dropped off at a family member’s home in the 2100 block of Park Hill Drive. While she was dropped off by taxi around 1:00 a.m., she never arrived at the home.

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Allegheny County Police are investigating.