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Elderly couple missing in Downey
WRITTEN BY :   Eric Pierce

Downey police are searching for an elderly couple who disappeared after eating dinner at Marie Callender’s last Wednesday.

George Delis, age 100, and his wife, Eileen, age 90, were last seen leaving the restaurant in their 1999 Green Oldsmobile at about 7:30 p.m.

A caretaker reported the couple missing after they didn’t return home. Family members said the couple does not drive outside Downey city limits.

Police officers searched their house and found the lights turned on. The bed didn’t appear to have been slept in and their prescribed medication was inside the house.

Police have also searched local hospitals to no avail.

The Oldsmobile has a California license plate number 4GLE319.

George is described as white, 5-ft.8 to 5-ft. 11, 140-175 pounds, with blue/gray eyes and short hair. He was last seen wearing a dark blue button shirt with blue pants.

Eileen is white, 5-ft-2, 110 pounds, with hazel/gray eyes and short hair. She was wearing a brown shirt, brown slacks and a blue sweater. She was also wearing a gold wedding ring, gold earrings and a silver watch.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to call 911.



Published: Tuesday, December 18, 2012, WEB ONLY
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