UPDATE: Late Friday police said Tameka McKinnis had been located. No details were released.
A 29-year-old woman being treated for schizophrenia is missing from the West Side nursing home where she lives, police said tonight when asking for the public's help in finding her.
Tameka McKinnis was last seen earlier today near her home on the 2800 block of South California Boulevard, police said in a missing person alert.
McKinnis, who is developmentally disabled and taking medication for her schizophrenia, also frequents the Jackson Park assisted living facility near the 1400 block of East 75th Street, police said.
The alert describes McKinnis as black, 5-foot-1 and 189 pounds, with brown eyes, black hair and a dark complexion. She was last wearing blue jeans, a black coat and white gym shoes, and was carrying a black backpack.
Anyone with information is asked to call Area Central detectives at 312-747-8380.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times