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Thursday, July 6, 2000

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74 Year Old Alzheimer Patient Missing

LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT
PRESS RELEASE
Thursday, July 6, 2000



"74 Year Old Alzheimer Patient Missing"

Los Angeles - The family of Carmena Coleman (adult missing person) and the Los Angeles Police Department requests the public's assistance in locating the below missing person.

Missing person (MP) Carmena Coleman, was last seen on March 21, 2000 at approximately 6:00 P.M., when she walked away from her residence located in the 2000 block of West 84th Place in the city of Los Angeles. The MP is described as a 74-year-old female African-American with gray hair and brown eyes. MP is 5 foot 6 inches tall and weighs approximately 110 pounds. MP is further described as having only 2 or 3 teeth visible in the front.

The family of Carmena Coleman advise the MP is diagnosed as suffering from Alzheimer's disease and may not know her name. MP has previously used the last names of Ervin and Wilson.

Please refer any information to the Los Angeles Police Department Missing Persons Unit, phone 213-485-5381.

The missing person's family will handle all press contacts and provide additional photos. Family contact person who agrees to do interviews is:

Patricia Williams
9027 S.8th Avenue
Inglewood, Calif. 90305

Home Phone # 323-779-6383
Cell Phone # 323-691-6383.

or

Ronald Coleman
17119 Harvest Ave.
Cerritos, Calif. 90703

Home Phone # 562-402-6369
Cell Phone # 310-345-4699




For Release 2:00 pm PDT
July 6, 2000