Two Unrelated Juveniles Missing

July 22, 2003

Los Angeles: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Foothill Area Detectives are investigating the disappearance of 13 year-old Marcus Leonard King. Marcus was last seen on July 18, 2003, on the 9000 block of Sunland Park Drive. Marcus is described as a Black male with black hair, brown eyes, 5’4", 155 lbs. He was last seen wearing long black shorts, white long sleeve shirt, white shoes, and a black baseball cap with white lettering. Marcus was a student at Mount Gleason Middle School.
The detectives are also investigating the disappearance of 11 year-old Eric Sailor. On July 21, 2003, Eric was last seen at 10965 Mount Gleason Avenue. He is described as a American Indian male with brown hair, brown eyes, 4’9", 160 lbs. Eric was last seen wearing a blue checkered shirt, and blue shorts. Eric was recently separated from his natural mother and is suffering from depression. He has been diagnosed with suicidal tendencies.
Photographs of missing juveniles are available for the media at the Foothill Area Police Station, 12760 Osborne Street, Pacoima.
Anyone with information of these missing juveniles should contact Foothill Area Detectives at 818-834-3115 or 818-756-8861. On weekends and during off-hours, call the 24-hour toll free number at the Detective Information Desk, 1-877-LAWFULL, 1-877-529-3855.
This press release was prepared by Public Information Officer Jason Lee, Media Relations Section, 213-485-3586.