Critical Missing Elderly Woman

June 10, 2004

Los Angeles: On June 10, 2004 at about 7:30 a.m., 71 year old Virginia Rhodes was reported missing by her family.

Ms. Rhodes was last seen at her home, located at 8253 Babcock Avenue, at 2:00 a.m. At 7:30 a.m., when her daughter went to check on her she was not at home.

Ms. Rhodes; a Hispanic woman, is 5 feet 1 inch tall, weighs 110 pounds, has gray hair. She is in very poor mental and physical health condition. She has walked away from her house in the past and has been found wandering the streets in the Foothill area of the City.

A Command Post has been set up at her home to coordinate the search for Ms. Rhodes (Thomas Guide Page 532 E-3). Photos of Ms. Rhodes are available at the command post.

This news release was prepared by Public Information Officer Eduardo Funes, Media Relations Section, at 213 485-3586.