Police: Elderly Elkhart Couple Who Went Missing Returns Home Safe

Jan 25, 2021

MISSING: (L-R) Sasabino Oropeza, age 97, and Maria Oropeza, age 94
Credit Photos provided by Elkhart Police

NEW: According to Elkhart Police they have confirmed that Maria and Sasabino have returned home and are safe.  


Elkhart Police say that a couple in their 90's has gone missing and police are seeking help from the public to locate them. 

(You can read the release below.)  Sasabino Oropeza a 97 year old male, short gray hair and brown eye and Maria Oropeza a 94 year old female with gray hair and brown eyes, have not been seen since today at 2:00 am in Elkhart. The couple does not drive and left their residence on foot. Currently there is no description of clothing or direction of travel.  Anyone with information on the whereabouts or believes they may have seen the couple, please contact the Elkhart Police Department at 574-295-7070.