Debbie Misquez Escalante

Above: Escalante, circa 1989


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 21, 1989 from Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 3, 1960
  • Age: 29 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Escalante's ears are pierced. She has a tattoo of a unicorn on her right shoulder. Escalante has a rose tattoo on her right breast. Her right hand and one of her right fingers are tattooed.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A gray t-shirt and gray pants.
  • Medical Conditions: Escalante may have cellulitis on her left foot.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Escalante was last seen in Las Cruces, New Mexicon on August 21, 1989. She attended a party at 5th Street and west Picacho Avenue, then left at midnight with a male coworker and went to his apartment in the 700 block of west Las Cruces Avenue. Escalante apparently left the coworker's apartment a short time later and ran in the direction of Pioneer Park. She has never been heard from again. Few details are available in her case.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    New Mexico Department Of Public Safety


    Source Information
    New Mexico Department Of Public Safety
    The Las Cruces Sun-News


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 21, 2008; details of disappearance updated.

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