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News Release

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Media Relations

Missing Person Notification NR11459df

October 6, 2011

Mrs. Daisy Knight was found and in good condition.

Los Angeles: 
The family of Daisy Knight and Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) are asking for the public’s help in finding the 86-year-old missing woman.

Knight was last seen on October 1, 2011 at the 16000 Block of South Denver Avenue in the City of Gardena.  She has not been seen or heard from.  The family is very concerned for her safety.

Knight is an 86-year-old Black female with black hair, brown eyes, stands 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs approximately 130 pounds.  Knight was last seen wearing a dark shirt and blue jeans.   Knight suffers from a medical condition and may be in need of medical assistance.  Knight has been known to use the bus to travel around the Los Angeles Area.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Knight please contact the Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Detective Merrill 213-996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls can 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.