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News Release

Tuesday, May 31, 2005

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16 year-old Autistic Girl Missing

 

Los Angeles: Wilshire Area officers are looking for an Autistic girl who has been missing since Monday afternoon.

Kelly Gene Dennis left the home of family members at the 800 block of South Gramercy Place on Monday, May 30, 2005 at about 2:30 p.m. after an argument with her younger sister. She is 16 years old but is Autistic and has the mental capacity of a 9 year old.

Kelly's family recently moved to Los Angeles so Kelly is not familiar with the area or the address of where she is currently living.

Kelly is Caucasian, 5'6" tall and weighs about 150 lbs. She has medium length brown hair and blue eyes and was wearing a white t-shirt, white pants and blue/green flip-flops when she left home.

NOTE: A photograph of Kelly Dennis is available and can be emailed upon request.

Anyone who may have seen Kelly or has information regarding her whereabouts is urged to call Whilshire Area at 213-473-0485. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-3855).