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Friday, March 15, 2002

Media Relations

Searching for Missing Person with Diminished Mental Capacity

"Searching for Missing Person with Diminished Mental Capacity"

 

Los Angeles: The family of Ruby Dean Jiles and the Los Angeles Police Department request the public's assistance in locating their missing family member. Jiles was last seen on March 6, 2002, at approximately 2:30 PM. Jiles walked away from the 10300 block of South Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, and has not been seen since. Jiles is described as 37- year old female African-American with black hair, brown eyes, and 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. Jiles was last seen wearing a red tee shirt with "Nebraska" written across the front in white, white sweat pants and red and white "Nike" tennis shoes. Jiles has a diminished mental capacity.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, 213 485-5381 during business hours. On weekend and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective information Desk, 1-877- LAWFULL 1-877 529-3855.

The family will handle all press contacts and interviews:

Mr.Edwin Hendy
10307 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, Ca 90003
323-757-7771

Terri Hendy
831 West 57th Street
Los Angeles, Ca 90037
323-971-6220

Public Information Officer Alex Baez, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586, prepared this Media advisory.