Fernando Castillo Benitez Jr.

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Above Images: Benitez, circa 2008


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 29, 2008 from Tucson, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 16, 1952
  • Age: 56 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6, 154 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Benitez has a tattoo of a cross on his left hand and a tattoo of the name "Olivia" and two conjoined hearts on his upper right arm. He has previously broken his collarbone.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A t-shirt and size 32 blue jeans.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Benitez was last seen getting a gray late-model pickup truck in front of his business in Tucson, Arizona on July 29, 2008. He may have been living in the Tohono O'Odham Reservation area at the time. He has never been heard from again. His family reported him missing on August 3. Benitez may be driving a Chevrolet Suburban. It's uncharacteristic of him to be out of touch with his relatives. His disappearance is considered suspicious and his case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Pima County Sheriff's Department


    Source Information
    Pima County Sheriff's Department


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 4, 2013; middle name, picture and clothing/jewelry description added, distinguishing characteristics updated.

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