Critical Missing 67-Year-old Woman with Dementia NR13477SF

October 31, 2013

Los Angeles:   The family of Jean Renee Harwell and the Los Angeles Police Department are asking for the public’s help to locate Ms. Harwell, a 67-year-old woman who suffers from Dementia.

Ms. Harwell, was last seen on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, around 8:00 a.m., at her home in the 1000 block of South Orange Grove Avenue, Los Angeles.  Ms. Harwell has not been seen or heard from since and her family is very concerned for her welfare.

Ms. Harwell is described as a 67-year-old female Caucasian with gray hair and hazel eyes.  She stands 5 feet tall and weighs approximately 97 pounds.  She was last seen wearing a gray sweater, black pants and a brown turtle neck with pink stripes.

If you have seen, or have any information regarding the whereabouts of Jean Renee Harwell, please contact Detective Alma Mercado, LAPD Missing Persons Unit 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 1-800-222-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.