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News Release

Monday, March 7, 2016

Media Relations

63-Year-Old Missing Woman NR16092ml

Los Angeles: The family of Diana Marie Dews and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating her.

On February 19, 2016, at about 9:00 a.m., Ms. Dews was last seen in the 600 block of San Pedro Street in the City of Los Angeles. She has not been seen or heard from since, and her family is extremely concerned for her welfare.

Ms. Dews is described as a 63-year-old Black female, with brown hair, and brown eyes. She stands about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 160 pounds.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Ms. Dews, please contact the, Los Angeles Police Department, Missing Persons Unit, Detective L. Saiza: (213) 996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7. 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.

** Below Information is contact information for media only - not for public release **

Missing person's family will handle all press contacts and provide additional photos if needed.

Contact person:
Charen Dew-Smith
Cell (818) 517-3734
Home (818) 701-5943