Missing Beverly Hills Woman Has Been Located

Irene Hansel is found wandering the streets of Playa del Rey Saturday afternoon.


Irene Hansel, the 76-year-old woman who went missing Friday evening, Hansel was found Saturday afternoon in Playa del Rey.

"A good Samaritan found her wandering on the streets in Playa del Rey about 2 p.m., checked her medical bracelet and called police," Beverly Hills Police Lt. Michael Foxen told City News Service.

"She was in good health and was reunited with her family," Foxen said.

It is still not known how she made her way from Beverly Hills to Playa del Rey.


Police are still seeking a 76-year-old Beverly Hills woman who suffers from Alzheimer's disease who went missing Friday evening.

Irene Hansel was last seen around 8:45 p.m. near her residence in the 100 block of North Wetherly Drive, near Wilshire Boulevard, according to Beverly Hills police.

A Nixle alert containing Hazel's photo was released by BHPD on Saturday afternoon.

She is white, 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighs approximately 140-150 pounds and has brown hair. She was wearing a dark gray T-shirt, a black, white and gray skirt and a medical bracelet.

Police said she speaks English, French and Spanish

Anyone with information on her whereabouts was urged to contact the Beverly Hills police watch commander at (310) 285-2125.

-City News Service

George Vreeland Hill April 20, 2013 at 11:46 PM
Great news! I'm sure her family is relieved. Maybe some good will come from this as we need to keep an extra eye on those we love who suffer from Alzheimer's disease.


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