SOUTH GATE (CBSLA) — A 78-year-old woman with memory loss who went missing in the South Gate area has been found, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.
Silvia Ochoa De Hernandez was last seen around 10:30 a.m. on Sunday at South Gate Park, 4900 Southern Ave., LASD said.READ MORE: 2 Hospitalized After Large Explosion At Valley Glen Home
“Her family has not seen or heard from her. They are very concerned and asking for the public’s help,” the department said in its initial search for the woman.
According to a sheriff’s department statement, she suffers from memory loss and requires medication.READ MORE: City Of LA Expands Eligibility To Residents 16 And Older, County Announces New Household Vaccination Effort
It was not immediately disclosed where Ochoa De Hernandez was found.
“Thank you to the South Gate PD, LA Search Dogs, public, the media, and deputy personnel for their tireless efforts in the search for Mrs. Ochoa,” LASD said in a statement.MORE NEWS: LASD Deputies Disperse Large Crowd In East LA
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