Fallbrook, CA — On the afternoon of November 3, 2021, eighty-three-year-old Elena Carlotta Roy reportedly walked away from her home in the 900 block of Woodcreek Drive in Fallbrook. Despite multiple expansive searches by deputies, volunteers with Sheriff’s Search and Rescue and community members, Elena’s whereabouts are still unknown.
Elena suffers from dementia. In 2020, Elena was found on De Luz Road in Fallbrook after wandering away from her home.
Attached are two recent photographs of Elena as well as three still images from a surveillance video taken from a Fallbrook area grocery store the day before she was reported missing. When Elena went missing, she was believed to be wearing the same clothes as in the still images from the surveillance video.
Elena is a white female standing 5′ 4″ tall, weighs about 115 pounds, has brownish gray hair and brown eyes. She is believed to be wearing a tan beanie, a multicolored gray and white short sleeved shirt, black pants and blue and brown shoes. She had a brown purse and was wearing brown and tan framed glasses.
Elena frequently goes by the first name of Helen and may use the prior last names of Lorrea, Swart or Barrio.
The Sheriff’s Homicide Unit is asking residents of Fallbrook to assist in the on-going search by checking their private property.
Anyone who contacts Elena is urged to call 9-1-1. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Unit at (858) 285-6330/after hours at (858) 565-5200. You can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.