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Superior Court judge reported missing, LAPD says

June 18, 2012 | 10:26 pm

Linda Lefkowitz was reported missing, the LAPD said.Los Angeles police Monday night were looking for a 71-year-old Superior Court judge who has been reported missing.

Linda Kay Lefkowitz, a judge at the Santa Monica courthouse, was last seen about 8:30 a.m. Monday at her home in the 200 block of Tranquillo Road in Pacific Palisades as she prepared to head to work, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

"Lefkowitz never returned home and has not been seen or heard from since," the LAPD said in a statement. "Her family is extremely concerned for her welfare because this unexplained disappearance is totally out of character for Lefkowitz."

She was driving a silver four-door 2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 with license plate number 4SXT787.

Lefkowitz was last seen wearing black pants with a blue-and-white blouse.

She is 5 foot 3 inches tall and weighs 130 pounds, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call police at (213) 996-1800.


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Photo: Linda Kay Lefkowitz. Credit: LAPD