Louise Alva Ayala

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Above Images: Ayala, circa 1998


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 6, 1998 from Lakewood, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: February 14, 1933
  • Age: 65 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 135 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Gray hair, brown eyes. Ayala has a hysterectomy scar on her abdomen. She may use the name Louise Ayala Brabenec.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A light-colored t-shirt, dark-colored pants and a gold necklace.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Ayala was last seen in Lakewood, California on July 6, 1998. She was at her weekly piano lesson at the time. She has never been heard from again.

    Ayala was single and often traveled in 1998. She was not reported as a missing person immediately after her disappearance as a result. Her loved ones told authorities that she enjoyed spending time with friends and family members. Investigators believe that Ayala vanished under suspicious circumstances. Her case remains unsolved.

    Some agencies may list July 7, 1998 as the date of Ayala's disappearance.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Long Beach Press-Telegram
    Missing in California


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated January 30, 2010; picture added.

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