Silver Alert issued for missing 78-year-old woman with dementia

Ines Ortiz
Ines Ortiz

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit is issuing a Silver alert for Ines Ortiz.

APD says 78-year-old Ines Ortiz was reported missing by her husband Henry Ortiz after Inez wondered away from her home located on Grand Mesa Road in southeast Albuquerque.

Police say Ines suffers from Dementia and gets confused on who she is and where she lives. They say she was last seen wearing a blue jean jacket and blue jean pants, white tennis shoes and a silver bracelet.

Ines has walked down to East Central Avenue. prior to this date and maybe in the area between Eubank and Tramway on Central, according to APD.

Anyone with any information should contact Albuquerque police. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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