Details of Disappearance Espinoza was last seen in Norcross, Georgia on March 24, 2017. The last time she had contact with anyone was at 10:00 a.m., when she poke to her sister on the phone. She had her three-year-old son with her; she had left her oldest son with her sister. Espinoza told her sister that her younger son was sick and she would be coming by to get her older son. She has never been heard from again.
At 11:00 a.m. the next day, Espinoza's son was found wandering by himself at a shopping center Norcross-Tucker Road, near his family's apartment complex. There was no sign of his mother. She drove a black four-door 2013 Toyota Camry with the Georgia license plate number RFC0882; it was left behind.
Espinoza lived with a roommate at the apartment and danced on weekends at the Billares La Vaca club in Brookhaven, Georgia. She didn't show up for work on the day of her disappearance, which is uncharacteristic of her.
Drugs may be a factor in her disappearance. Someone gave marijuana and methamphetamine to the police, saying they had found them among Espinoza's belongings. A friend of hers reported getting a call from a man in Mexico who said Espinoza had lost $30,000 and he wanted it back.
It's uncharacteristic of Espinoza to abandon her children, and her family believes she may have been abducted. her case remains unsolved.
- Gwinnett County Sheriff's Department
Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated May 24, 2018; casefile added.