San Diego – 83-year-old woman still missing From her country home in San Diego County despite weeks of searching by police and the community.
Elena Roy, who has dementia and is known to leave home unexpectedly, Away from her home On Woodcreek Drive in Fallbrook on November 3.
Ten days later, investigators from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department took over the missing person’s case — a move that, officials explained, does not indicate that they suspect a malicious game but makes unit resources available as a person still pending.
“Detectives at Fallbrook Substation meticulously investigated the case and used multiple resources to attempt to locate Elena,” a police lieutenant wrote in a news release Saturday. The department’s search and rescue team also conducted an “extensive search” focused on the course of the nearby Santa Margherita River.
“About sixty volunteers from the Search and Rescue Agency conducted a thorough search throughout the day in the downstream area” on Saturday, the lieutenant wrote in Saturday’s update.
“Specially trained search and rescue volunteers searched the vast area on foot as well as using off-road vehicles, canines and drones. Sheriff’s diving team also responded to a search in a shallow pond and river in the area. Despite their efforts, no whereabouts have been identified. Elena and her whereabouts remain unknown.
White Roy is 5 feet 4 inches tall and weighs about 120 pounds. Graying her hair and wearing glasses, according to the deputies. Authorities say she was last seen in three shades – white, light blue and dark blue – with dark pants.
The missing woman’s husband He said village news On Saturday, Roy, who prefers her maiden name Luria, has developed “gradually progressive dementia” for the past four or five years.
“The only thing that matters to me is that she showed up, period,” Chris Cataldo told the newspaper.
Anyone with information about where Roy might be asked to call the homicide unit at 858-285-6330, or hours later at 858-565-5200, was asked. You can also remain anonymous by calling San Diego County Stoppers at 888-580-8477.