East LA Teens Missing, Police Ask for Publics Help

By City News Service

**Update: Stephanie Zepeda and Lilliana Huerta have been located. According to the LAPD, both are in good condition and went to the local Sheriff’s Station in Colquitt County in Moultrie, Georgia.

Los Angeles police yesterday sought help in finding two 19-year-old women, each of whom was reported missing by her family.

One of the women, Stephanie Zepeda, was last seen on June 7 at her home in the 600 block of Euclid Avenue in Boyle Heights, police said.

The other woman, Lilliana Huerta, was reported missing on June 8, said Los Angeles police Detective Lydia Saiza.

Zepeda’s family believes she left home to meet Huerta, according to police. Zepeda’s relatives told police she may be in danger because she had an altercation with Huerta, according to Saiza.

Huerta reportedly lives in the 1500 block of North Bonnie Beach Place in unincorporated East LA.

Zepeda is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 150 pounds. She had on a black sweater, black pants and black boots when last seen. A description of Huerta was not available.

Anyone with information was asked to call Detective Lydia Saiza at the Missing Persons Unit at (213) 996-1800.

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