UPDATE (Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, 1:59 p.m.): According to Castle Shannon police, Meissonier was found in Pittsburgh's East Liberty area on Thursday afternoon by an acquaintance who then notified a family member.
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Below is the original article, published on Jan. 2.
Joan Lynn Meissonier, 59, was last seen yesterday, Jan. 1, around 2 p.m. According to the report, she is not carrying her medication, her purse or any identification.
Meissonier is described as 5'5" and weighing about 120 pounds. She has green eyes, dark brown shoulder-length hair, and may be wearing tennis shoes and a black winter coat.
She has told her family that she wanted to live on the streets, according to reports from the Castle Shannon police.
Anyone with information is asked to call Castle Shannon police at 412-473-3056.