Donald Marcelino Alvarez-Vallecillo

Alvarez-Vallecillo, circa 1994

  • Missing Since 03/24/1994
  • Missing From Santa Monica, California
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth 05/09/1962 (56)
  • Age 31 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'8, 150 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A white t-shirt, a black leather jacket, blue jeans and tennis shoes.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Hispanic male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Alvarez-Vallecillo had a mustache at the time of his disappearance. He has scars above his left eye. He may use the alias names Jose Francisco Cardoza, Donald Cruz and/or Jose Francisco Vallecillo.

Details of Disappearance

Alvarez-Vallecillo was temporarily living with his niece in Santa Monica, California in February 1994. He was last seen during the final week of that month. Alvarez-Vallecillo was accompanied by two unidentified Hispanic men at the time. The group was traveling in a red Toyota with an attached white California license plate. He told his niece he would return to her residence during the evening hours.

Alvarez-Vallecillo has never been heard from again. His niece did not report him missing until March 2003. He may have returned to his native Nicaragua. His case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Santa Monica Police Department
  • 310-458-8451
  • 310-458-8427

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated April 13, 2018; distinguishing characteristics updated.