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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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(Update)
October 10, 2011

According to detectives, missing person Neona Stribling passed away at Centinela Hospital
from her illness.

Los Angeles:
  The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the family of Neona Stribling are asking for the public’s help in finding the 57-year-old missing woman.

Stribling was last heard from on June 30, 2010 by her daughter. According to detectives, she was last seen near the corner of Slauson Avenue and Crenshaw Boulevard in the LAPD’s 77th Area, and she has not been heard from since. Stribling was possibly seen by witnesses being taken away in an ambulance, but all leads have been exhausted to locate her.

Stribling is described as a Black female with black hair and brown eyes. She stands about 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 125 pounds.
 
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Stribling is asked to call LAPD Missing Persons Unit Detective Merrill at 213-996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crimestoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.