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News Release

Friday, May 7, 2010

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70-Year-Old Female Missing NR10241rh

Los Angeles:  Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Missing Persons Unit Detectives are asking for the public’s help in locating Sherrill Germaine Cross.

Sherrill Germaine Cross was last seen on April 16, 2010, at around 11:30 a.m., leaving her residence in the 14300 block of Gilmore Street in Van Nuys. Cross drove away in her 1989 white Chevy pickup truck, license plate 3Z22443.  Cross has not been seen or heard from since and her family is extremely concerned for her welfare.

Cross is occasionally delusional as a result of a head injury she suffered as a child and the family is concerned that she may be in need of medical attention.

Cross is described as a female, White with brown hair and blue eyes.  She stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 220 pounds.  She is known to carry a black purse and wear costume jewelry.  She may also go by the names of Sherrill Hill or Sherrill Campillo.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call LAPD Missing Persons Unit, Detective Kristin 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, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.