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Monday, March 12, 2007

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75-year-old Women Missing - Found

UPDATE

On March 12, 2007, at about 11:15 PM, Ms. Medina was located in the area of 93rd Street and Vermont in South Los Angeles, she is in good health, and has returned home to her family.

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department is asking the public's help in locating Eudelia Castro Medina, who left her home located at 1372 West 36th Street in Los Angeles this morning around 8:10 AM.

Ms. Medina is suffering from Alzheimer's, and is often disoriented. She is of Hispanic decent, 5 feet 2 inches tall, and weighs 110 pounds. She has long grey hair, brown eyes, and she was wearing a long sleeve bright yellow blouse, tan pants, and black shoes. She walks with a limp and left behind her walker, and glasses.

Twice last year she left her home and was located at parks, one at 4th Street and Soto Street, in Boyle Heights and the another park in the City of Torrance.

Anyone who has seen Ms. Medina is asked to call the Southwest Area Watch Commander at 213-485-2582. After hours and on weekends you can call the 24-hour toll free Detective Information Desk can be contacted by dialing 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).


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