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News Release

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Media Relations

71-Year-Old Missing Woman NR14237kp

Los Angeles:  The family of Barbara Decavia and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit are asking for the public’s assistance in locating her.

Barbara Decavia was last seen on June 16, 2014 around 8:25 a.m. at the corner of Commerce Avenue and Foothill Boulevard in Tujunga, CA. Decavia was last seen boarding the Metro Bus Line 90/91, heading east on Foothill Boulevard.

Barbara Decavia is described as a 71-year-old White female with gray hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs around 190 pounds. Barbara Decavia is diabetic and suffers from additional medical conditions that require medication.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Barbara Decavia, please contact the LAPD’s Missing Persons Unit, Detective Baca 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 Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers 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.