Police seek help to locate missing woman

By From page A3 | May 10, 2014

SUISUN CITY — Police are seeking the public’s help to find a missing 61-year-old woman with a history of mental illness and dementia.

Officers were called to the woman’s home by her son at about 10:30 p.m. Monday. He told police he last saw his mother lying in her bed around midnight the night before.

The son, whose name was not released, told police his mother, Dianne Marie Leduff, had previously wandered from home. One prior time, the California Highway Patrol found her walking on the freeway near Interstates 80 and 680.

Leduff is described as a black woman, approximately 5 feet tall and 125 pounds. She has brown eyes and black, medium-length hair. She was last seen wearing a pink long-sleeve shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the Suisun City Police Department at 421-7373.

Reach Amy Maginnis-Honey at 427-6957 or [email protected]. Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/amaginnisdr.

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey

Amy Maginnis-Honey joined the staff of the Daily Republic in 1980. She’ll tell you she was only 3 at the time. Over the past three decades she’s done a variety of jobs in the newsroom. Today, she covers arts and entertainment and writes for the Living and news pages.

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  • GemmaMay 10, 2014 - 7:39 am

    She was in her bed at midnight, wearing a long sleeved shirt and blue jeans? Why?

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  • Dumb assesMay 10, 2014 - 10:52 am

    If you have any knowledge of the elderly you would know they are often really cold or really hot, what does the type of clothes she was wearing have to do with her missing besides helping find her? I see in every comment you post you have something negative or irrelavent to say

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  • Sean WestMay 10, 2014 - 10:42 am

    does anyone have a picture?

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  • YoshidaMay 10, 2014 - 10:50 am

    My mother died 2 years ago at 91. She had dementia and for about the last 6-8 years of her life, we never took our eyes off of her because of what dementia does to a person. The lady in this case has walked away before....and made it all the way to 80/680??? Someone should have been either watching her or child-proofing their home to prevent a walk-away.

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  • vanessaMay 10, 2014 - 3:00 pm

    This lady was last seen in her bed a around midnight and her son reported her missing at ten thirty the next night? I hope she,s found soon and safe. God bless

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  • omydarlimg91May 10, 2014 - 3:31 pm

    Sure i'll call if i see this woman who I have absolutley NO idea what she looks like. I mean come on we can't get a picture? I probably walked past herin walmart.

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  • General Fadi BasemMay 10, 2014 - 11:03 pm

    I suggest drawing a line on a map between her last known location and the last location she was located at when she was last lost. Search along that line.

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