Left: Victor circa, 1986
Right: Age Progressed to age 44
Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Missing Since: April 8, 1986
Missing From: Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico
Classification: Endangered Missing
Date Of Birth: March 19, 1972
Age: 14 years old
Height and Weight: 5’7″ and 135 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic Male, Brown hair, Brown eyes, Victor has a scar on his right cheek and a scar above his right eyebrow
Clothing/Jewelry Description: A gray and white flannel shirt and a pair of blue jeans
NCMEC Number: 604701
Details of Disappearance
Victor was last seen in Las Cruces, New Mexico on April 8th 1986. On that day, his family took him to see his probation officer on Solano Drive which is south of Apodaca Park. He was on juvenile probation at the time because he was involved in gang activity.
After his visit, he asked his mother to drive him to a friends home in the Dona Ana apartment complex. His mother expected him to be home by evening but he never returned home. His friend stated that he and Victor went to Apodaca Park off Madrid Avenue. He stated that Victor went to the toilets at approximately 2:30 pm and never came back.
Victor has never been seen or heard from since that day. Authorities and his family believe his disappearance may be linked to the gang activity he was involved in at the time. He was having disagreements with rival gang members at the time of his disappearance.
After Victors disappearance, his family received phone calls from unknown individuals who stated that he had been murdered. His mother is certain and believes that his friends know more about his disappearance then they have let on. He had three close friends at the time. Two of them have since died; one of them was murdered and the other took his own life a year after Victors disappearance. His one remaining friend is still alive.
Victor was formally a student at the Sierra Middle School. His family still resides in the area and hope to find out what happened to him. Authorities believe that foul play was involved in his disappearance but no evidence regarding his fate has been found and his case remains unsolved.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Las Cruces Police Department 575-647-6850