Los Angeles News
Help Needed To Find Elderly Women
By Valerie Leishman
Jun 25, 2014 - 8:35:18 AM

LOS ANGELES—The Los Angeles Police Department is seeking the public’s help to locate Barbara Decavia, 71, and Lois Washington, 74, who both went missing on June 16 and June 17.


Barbra Decavia.

Barbara is a smaller elderly woman who stands about 5 feet and 3 inches tall, weighing about 190 pounds. Her ethnicity is white and she has gray hair and brown eyes. She was last seen near Commerce Avenue and Foothill Boulevard in Tujunga, California on June 16. It is believed that she was boarding the Metro Bus Line 90/91, and heading east on Foothill Boulevard. She is a diabetic and is suffering from various medical conditions that require medical attention.


Lois Washington.

Lois stands at about 5 feet and 11 inches tall, and weighs about 170 pounds. Her ethnicity is black, and she has gray hair and brown eyes. She was been at the Artesia Transit Center boarding the MTA bus #344 at Artesia and Vermont Avenue on June 17. She suffers from the early stages of Alzheimer’s and other medical conditions that require medical attention.


The LAPD is asking that if the public comes into contact with Decavia or Washington they contact the LAPD’s Missing Persons Unit at (213) 996-1800. On the weekends or during a time with no business hours they ask to direct calls to 1-877-527-3247. For more information on how to remain anonymous go to www.ladpblog.org.

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