Karwitha, approximate photo date 2015
Missing since: 11/03/2015
Los Angeles, California
Type of missing case: Endangered Missing
Date of Birth: 07/12/1949 (70)
Age at time of disappearance: 66 years old
Height / Weight: 5'3, 120 pounds
Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A green sweater, black pants, a brown scarf, a brown hat and blue shoes.
Medical Conditions Karwitha takes medication for a blood pressure issue. She doesn't have her medicine with her.
Other characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Karwitha is from Kenya and speaks English with a pronounced Kenyan accent. She had a bruise on her cheek at the time of her disappearance.
Details at time of disappearance: Karwitha is from Kenya and was visiting her son in Los Angeles, California at the time of her disappearance. She had arrived in August 2015 and planned to stay through the holidays. Her son stated she became increasingly forgetful after her arrival in the United States.
Karwitha left her son's apartment on November 3, 2015 to go for her morning walk and never returned. She was last seen outside the VCA Animal Hospital in the 6900 block of Reseda Boulevard, about two blocks from her son's home, at 8:30 a.m. She was walking south toward Bassett Street. She has never been heard from again.
Karwitha left all her belongings behind, including her medication, cellular phone and identification. The circumstances of her disappearance are unclear and her case remains unsolved.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Los Angeles Police Department
Other information: California Attorney General's Office
Facebook Page for Juliah Karwitha
The Los Angeles Daily News
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Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated May 3, 2018