Elias Morales Leija


Leija, circa 1995

  • Missing Since 11/28/1995
  • Missing From Carrollton, Texas
  • Classification Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race Hispanic
  • Age 23 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Hispanic male.

Details of Disappearance

Lejia disappeared from Carrollton, Texas on November 28, 1995. He lived in Dallas, Texas at the time of his disappearance; his family lived in Alvin, Texas and reported him as a missing person in December after they were unable to contact him.

In July 2007, Leija's family learned he had been hit by a train and killed in Dallas in December 1995. He was not carrying any identification at the time of his death and his body remained unidentified for over a decade as a result. DNA evidence from Leija's mother confirmed that the train accident victim was her son.

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