Maria Guadalupe Serrano

Serrano, circa 1998

  • Missing Since 10/17/1998
  • Missing From Half Moon Bay, California
  • Classification Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race Hispanic
  • Date of Birth 01/26/1970 (49)
  • Age 28 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'1, 180 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A pink sweatshirt, green pants or blue jeans, and sneakers.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Hispanic female. Black hair, brown eyes. Serrano's ears are pierced. She speaks only Spanish.

Details of Disappearance

Serrano was last seen leaving her home on Purissima Street in Half Moon Bay, California on October 17, 1998. She left on foot to go to work, but never arrived there and has never been heard from again. She disappeared on the day the Pumpkin Festival was taking place in town.

Serrano has relatives in Mexico and may have traveled there. She's described as a very reserved individual who spoke no English. She left behind two young children, who are still hoping she will be found. There are few details available in her case, which remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Half Moon Bay Police Department 650-726-8286

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated October 26, 2019; middle name and two pictures added, distinguishing characteristics, clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.