UPDATE: Missing Las Cruces Woman Found

UPDATE: Missing Las Cruces Woman Found

POSTED: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 8:08am

UPDATED: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 10:02am

UPDATE: Las Cruces Police have confirmed that they were able to locate missing 56-year-old Mary Lou Benavidez. Police say she was in good condition and was returned safely to her home.


Las Cruces Police need your help finding Mary Lou Benavidez, 56.

She went missing from her residence in the 5300 block of Central Avenue late Monday afternoon.

Detectives learned that Benavidez left her residence on foot walking southbound on Gasline Road.

Benavidez is described as 5'2'', approximately 140 lbs., brown hair, brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt and blue sweat pants.

She suffers from various medical ailments and could be in danger.

If you see her, you're asked to contact authorities immediately.

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Mary Lou Benavidez was located last night around 10:30 PM by New Mexico Search and Rescue Volunteers from Mesilla Valley Search and Rescue (MVSAR) & Organ Mountain Technical Rescue Squad (OMTRS). Incident Commander was Grady Viramontes.

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