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News Release

Friday, April 10, 2015

Media Relations

49-year-old Missing Female NR15121nv

Los Angeles: The family of Makiko Kanegawa and the Los Angeles Police Department's Missing Persons Unit are requesting the public's assistance in locating Mrs Kanegawa.

Mrs. Kanegawa was last seen on April 8, 2015 around 8 a.m., in the 500 block of North Harvard Boulevard in the City of Los Angeles. Mrs. Kanegawa's has not been seen or heard from since. Her family is extremely concerned for her welfare.

Makiko Kanegawa is described as a 49-year-old female Asian, with black hair and brown eyes. She stands 5 feet 2 inches tall, and weighs around 150 pounds. She was last seen caring a black trash bag, wearing a black t-shirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information on Makiko Kanegawa's whereabouts is asked to contact the LAPD Missing Persons Unit Detectives Saiza at (213) 996-1800. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters "LAPD." Tipsters may also go to, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.