Family Can't Find OC Woman Who Went Off Her Meds, Quit Her Job
The family of Erika Lopez is looking for clues about what happened after she went off her schizophrenia meds, quit her job and was evicted from her apartment in Newport Beach.
The last time anyone heard from Lopez was over a week ago, her family told a local Fox News affiliate in Boston, where she is from.
Lopez is described as a slight Hispanic woman, who is 4 feet 11 inches, 95 pounds with brown eyes and shoulder-length light brown hair. The last time anyone saw her she was wearing a pink sweatshirt and white sweatpants.
Her family is concerned that she might be alone and confused and get taken advantage of, since she's off her meds.
"She quit her job once she reached that manic state," Tina Cambria, the woman's mother told Fox News. "They were supposed to go to her house and call me, and she was already evicted from her apartment, because she had quit her job."
Lopez moved out to Newport Beach from Boston two years ago to be with her boyfriend, but the pair recently broke up and she was living alone.
Her family from Boston headed out this week to look for Lopez. Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact Newport Beach Police at (949) 254-4388 or (954) 242-4236.