Missing Woman Found Dead

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ChinoOn July 17, Chino Police Department released information of a missing woman, Laura Johnson, 68 year-old resident of Ontario.

The missing person report was made on July 16 to Chino Police personnel, stating that Johnson had last been seen July 15 when she had left her mother’s residence in Chino to run errands. Chino PD also received information that Johnson had been suffering from memory loss and disorientation.

An alert was issued by the California Highway Patrol describing her and the vehicle she drove. The vehicle had been described as a 1982 Toyota Corolla Sedan.

The following updated information on this incident was released on July 21: at approximately 3 p.m. on July 20 the Chino PD was notified that Johnson and her vehicle had been located in an area near the City of Niland. The area belongs to a Navy Seal bomb training facility; therefore a range master had discovered Johnson deceased near her vehicle.

Chino PD states, “The preliminary investigation indicates there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death. The autopsy is pending by the Imperial County Coroner’s Office.”

However, anyone with information regarding this case may contact Detective Girasek at (909) 334-3015 or you may email him at mgirasek@chinopd.org