Javier Lidio De La Cruz Santiago

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Above Images: De La Cruz Santiago, circa 2011


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 16, 2005 from Tucson, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 24 years old
  • Height: 5'2
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, black eyes. De La Cruz Santiago has a surgical scar on the right side of his abdomen.
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    Details of Disappearance

    De La Cruz was last seen on July 16, 2005, while crossing the U.S./Mexican border illegally with a group of migrants. They left him behind near Highway 86 between Tucson and Eloy, Arizona. He has never been heard from again and may have died of exposure in the desert. His case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner


    Source Information


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 1, 2013; casefile added.

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