Boise & Garden City

Missing Boise woman was found and is OK, police say

From left: Elizabeth Aspiazu and Mark R. Irwin
From left: Elizabeth Aspiazu and Mark R. Irwin

A 66-year-old Boise woman who hadn’t been seen since 11 p.m. Thursday was reported missing Friday morning but found safe later in the day, Boise police reported Friday evening.

Elizabeth Ann Aspiazu’s family was worried because she didn’t have important medication with her, police said.

Also on Friday, police renewed the call for tips about a 61-year-old Boise man, Mark R. Irwin, who has been missing since the first week of August, according to a BPD press release.

Irwin is 5 feet, 9 inches and about 165 pounds. His information has been entered into the National Crime Information Center and the Idaho State Police Missing Persons Clearinghouse. He was believed to be driving a 1985 silver Toyota van.

Anyone with information on Irwin or his vehicle’s whereabouts is urged to call Ada County dispatch at 208-377-6790 or they can make an anonymous tip to Crime stoppers on their website at or via phone at 208-343-COPS.