COVINA — Covina police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 64-year-old woman with Alzheimer’s who has been missing since Monday.
Leiza Margarita Ochy left her home in the 500 Block of S. Eremland Drive Monday afternoon after an argument with her daughter over the possibility of being placed into an adult care facility, Covina police said.<p>
Officials said the Covina woman also has bipolar disorder, a history of schizophrenia and other medical conditions. She didn’t have medications or money with her when she left.
Ochy is Panamanian, speaks English with a Spanish accent, stand 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs about 200 pound. She was last seen wearing a lime green sweater, white pants and brown bowling-style shoes. She was carrying a blue-and-grey backpack and had a white purse with pink stripes.
Anyone with information is asked to call Covina Police at 626-384-5656 or Detective Anthony Zavala at 626-384-5622.
– Staff report
PHOTO of Leiza Ochy courtesy of the Covina Police Department