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Thursday, October 24, 2013

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31-Year-Old Missing Female NR13468rh

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10-23-13

Detectives have located missing person Sheng Wen Shiao Choi in good condition and have concluded their investigation.

Los Angeles:  The family of Sheng-Wen Shiao and the Los Angeles Police Department Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Mrs. Shiao.

On October 17, 2013, around 8 a.m., Mrs Shiao was last seen by her husband at their residence in the 5000 block of Via Donte Boulevard in Pacific area. Her family has not had any contact with her during the past several days.

Sheng Wen Shiao Choi is described as a 31-year-old female Taiwaneese, with black hair, brown eyes, stands 5 feet 3 inches tall, and weighs around 105 pounds.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Sheng-Wen Shiao, please contact Missing Persons Unit, Detective A. Mercado at (213) 996-1800. During non- business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crimestoppers at 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 LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.