Sheriff’s detectives asked for the public’s help to find a 76-year-old woman suffering from Alzheimer’s and diabetes who went missing Friday.
Maria Deutz Diaz, aka Lupe or Lupita, was last seen around 5 a.m. in the 10800 block of Acacia Avenue.
Diaz is Hispanic. She stands 5 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs about 150 pounds. She has brown eyes and long brown hair, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. She was last seen wearing a gray sweater, blue nightgown, black slippers, silver earrings with red stones and reading glasses.
Diaz has a possible destination of the 14600 block of Firmona Avenue in Lawndale, the LASD reported.
Anyone with information on her whereabouts was asked to call 911 or the LASD’s missing persons unit at 323-890-5500. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.