Silver Alert canceled for missing Plymouth infant; authorities confirm her death


UPDATE: Plymouth police confirmed on Monday morning that Justin Lee Miller had been located, but Mercedes Lain was still missing. The Silver Alert was canceled for Mercedes Lain on Thursday. Authorities announced she had been found deceased. Miller will be charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death,

PLYMOUTH, Ind. — A Statewide Silver Alert has been declared.

The Plymouth Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Mercedes Lain, an 11 month old white female, 2 feet tall, 19 pounds, blonde hair with brown eyes, last seen with Justin Lee Miller, 37, a white male, 5 feet 8 inches tall, 170 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. He is driving a blue 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee with an Indiana plate of BOT126.

Mercedes is missing from Plymouth, Indiana, which is 123 miles north of Indianapolis and was last seen on Thursday, August 12, 9 p.m.  She is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance. 

If you have any information on Mercedes Lain, contact the Plymouth Police Department at 574-936-2126 or 911.

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