Luis Rodriguez-Hernandez

Rodriguez-Hernandez, circa 2005

  • Missing Since 07/04/2005
  • Missing From Jerome, Idaho
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race Hispanic
  • Date of Birth 08/23/1963 (56)
  • Age 41 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'2, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes.

Details of Disappearance

Rodriguez-Hernandez was last seen in Jerome, Idaho on July 4, 2005. He left his home for work at 8:30 a.m.

He was later seen leaving his place of work, the Bettencourt Dairy, at 4:30 p.m., which is his normal departure time, but his employer stated Rodriguez-Hernandez did not work that day. He has never been heard from again.

At the time of his disappearance, Rodriguez-Hernandez was driving a two-tone blue 1987 GMC pickup truck with the Idaho license plate number 2J 13769 and the vehicle identification number 1GTEV14K8HJ520364. It was found abandoned in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart store in Las Vegas, Nevada two weeks later.

Rodriguez-Hernandez is described as a reliable person, and his disappearance is uncharacteristic. Foul play is suspected in his case. A death certificate has been issued; the cause of death was given as a gunshot wound to the head.

Investigating Agency

  • Jerome County Sheriff's Office 208-324-8845

Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated August 6, 2015; five pictures added, details of disappearance updated.