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At-Risk Missing Person - LOCATED

The Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a woman who was reported missing from the 6500 Block of Coyle Avenue in the north area of Sacramento County.  80-year-old Joan Pagel was reported missing after she failed to arrive at an area hospital to visit a relative.  She was last seen around 11:00 a.m. on September 4, 2017, when she was dropped off at the hospital by a family friend.

Pagel (see attached photo) is described as a white female with short, gray, curly hair and blue eyes.  She is approximately 5’8” tall and 150 pounds, and was last seen wearing a pink or white sweater and black pants. Pagel may also have a black purse with a black shoulder strap. Pagel suffers from a medical condition which causes her to become easily disoriented.

Anyone knowing the whereabouts of this missing person is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department at (916) 874-5115.


Sergeant Shaun Hampton

Sheriff’s Spokesman