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News Release

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Media Relations

21-Year-Old Woman Missing from Wilmington

Los Angeles: The family and friends of Beverly Ann Leilani Lupton and the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) request the public's assistance in locating her. 

Ms. Lupton was last seen on November 20, 2005, at about 12:30 PM, at her residence in the 900 block of Via Camino Street in Wilmington.  Her boyfriend of four years stated she changed her clothes and walked out of her residence without saying where she was going.  She left on foot and does not own a vehicle.  Ms. Lupton moved to Wilmington in June 2005 from Hawaii.  She was enrolled in Harbor College and has worked part time for the City of Los Angeles Recreation and Parks.  Recently, she has not been attending school nor going to work. 

Ms. Lupton is a 21-year-old female Caucasian, 5' 5", 120 pounds with brown hair and  green eyes. She was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans.  She has a pierced tongue and belly button.  Her mental condition is described as good.

Anyone with information is requested to contact Detective Bruce Kuehl, Missing Persons Unit, at 213-485-5381.  On weekends and during off-hours, call 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk at 1-877-LAWFULL (1-877-529-385).


On Thursday, November 24, 2005, Ms. Lupton was located.