Rita Gutierrez

Rita, circa 2009; Age-progression to age 19 (circa 2014)

  • Missing Since 01/08/2009
  • Missing From Mesa, Arizona
  • Classification Endangered Runaway
  • Sex Female
  • Race Hispanic
  • Date of Birth 11/20/1995 (24)
  • Age 13 years old
  • Height and Weight 4'5, 140 pounds
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description A white t-shirt and blue shorts.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes.

Details of Disappearance

Rita was last seen in Mesa, Arizona on January 8, 2009. She and her mother went to sleep in the same bed and when her mother woke up, Rita was gone. She called her mother to say she was in Nogales in the state of Sonora in Mexico, en route to her grandmother's home. She never arrived there and has never been heard from again.

Rita and her mother are originally from Mexico and were in the process of moving back there when she went missing. Authorities believe she left of her own accord and may be in Mexico. Few details are available in her case.

Investigating Agency

  • Mesa Police Department 480-644-2211

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated October 19, 2015; age-progression updated.