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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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North Hollywood: The family of Kent Connell and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public's help in locating Mr. Connell.

On July 28, 2019, around 5 p.m., Mr. Connell was last heard from when he texted his brother, who was on his way back from a family reunion. Connell suffers from depression. His family is concerned that he has not been found.

Mr. Connell is described as a 40-year-old male white with black hair, brown eyes. He stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs around 155 pounds. Connell was last seen wearing a white shirt and green cargo pants. Connell frequents hiking trails in the area.

Kent Connell

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Kent Connell please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Detective Merrill 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 the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to Tipsters may also visit, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.



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