UPDATE: Lac du Flambeau woman found safe

Lavonne Linklater, 25
Lavonne Linklater, 25(LDF Tribal Police Department)
Published: Nov. 17, 2023 at 2:00 PM CST
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LAC DU FLAMBEAU, Wis. (WSAW) - The Vilas County Sheriff’s Office says a Lac du Flambeau woman previously reported as missing has been found safe.

An email from dispatch didn’t provide any additional details, other than to say more details would be released later on Saturday.


The Lac Du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Tribal Police Department is searching for a 25-year-old woman who has been missing since Nov. 14.

According to Tribal Police, Lavonne Linklater lives in Lac du Flambeau and was last seen in Duluth. She is Native American and is 5′ 9″ tall. She has black hair and brown eyes. Linklater has a tattoo on the right side of of her chest with the phrase, “Dark night bright day,” she also has a feather tattoo on her left leg and a tattoo on her left index finger that says, “crazy.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lac Du Flambeau Tribal Police Department at 715-588-7717.