David F. Chavez

Above: Chavez, circa 1980


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 10, 1980 from Chacon, New Mexico
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: January 22, 1958
  • Age: 22 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Brown hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A military jacket and Levi's jeans.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Chavez was last seen walking in the mountains in Chacon, New Mexico, carrying a rifle, on March 10, 1980. He has never been heard from again. His truck was recovered after his disappearance, but there was no sign of him at the scene. Very few details are available in Chavez's case.


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


    Source Information
    The Doe Network
    KOB Eyewitness News 4
    New Mexico Department of Public Safety


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 23, 2012; middle initial, date of birth, height, weight and clothing/jewelry description added, date of disappearance, place of disappearance and distinguishing characteristics updated.

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