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LAPD Search for Missing Elderly People in 2 Separate Cases
Henry (left) and Quiroz (right) are both missing, in separate cases (Photos via LAPD)
The LAPD and the families of two missing persons are asking for the public's help in locating their loved ones, both elderly individuals, in two separate cases.Adoluphus Henry
Adolphus Henry, 76, was last seen on July 31, 2010 around 10:30 p.m. at his Los Angeles home in the 1200 block of East 35th Street in LAPD’s Newton Area. His family says that Henry suffers from dementia, Parkinson’s disease, asthma and high blood pressure. He is also blind in his left eye and has no teeth.
Henry is described as a Black male with gray hair and brown eyes. He is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a blue Dodger shirt, blue pants, black Vans tennis shoes and a black 49ers baseball cap.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Henry is asked to call the LAPD Missing Persons Unit at (213) 996-1800
77-year-old Ramona Quiroza was last seen on August 5th near the 1000 block of Balboa Boulevard in the Northridge area. Quiroz has never been missing before from her retirement home.
Quiroz is described as a female Caucasian with white hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 1 inches tall and weighs 120 pounds. She was last seen wearing a pink jacket, brown pants and black shoes. She also walks with a cane.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Quiroz is asked to contact Missing Persons Unit Detective Kristin Merrill at (213) 996-1800
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