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Lexington police issue Golden Alert for missing woman, last seen Tuesday morning

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About 75 percent of lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 24, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. But the average delay between onset and intervention is 8 to 10 years, meaning people could go years before getting help.

A 61-year-old woman with schizophrenia is missing, according to Lexington police.

A Golden Alert was issued early Thursday morning for Carmen Siguenza, 61, who was last seen around 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Pemberton Street area, police said. She was driving a red 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage with a Texas license plate displaying LLR6481.

Siguenza has not been taking her medication, police said. Her phone was last pinged in the Waveland area on Wednesday at 8:58 p.m.

Anyone with information about Ms. Siguenza’s whereabouts is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600 or 911.

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