Mauro Elias Escobar

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Above Images: Escobar, circa 2004

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 16, 2004 from Houston, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: November 3, 1982
  • Age: 21 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 300 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Escobar was last seen at a Wendy's restaurant in the Greenspoint Mall area of Houston, Texas on April 16, 2004. He was accompanied by Jose Gonzalez and Silvia Perez at the time. Gonzalez had a large amount of cash on him; he was planning to buy farm equipment, and Perez knew where he could get some. All three of them disappeared that day and have not been heard from since. Escobar's blue or gray 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe with the Texas license plates number TBZ-77X, which the the three of them had been riding in, was found stipped and abandoned a few days later, in a wrecking yard in Humble, Texas.

    Escobar and Gonzalez both resided in Roma, Texas in 2004. All three cases are unsolved. Foul play is possible.

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    Above: Escobar's truck

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Houston Police Department
    713-731-5223

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    Source Information
    Texas EquuSearch Mounted Search and Recovery Team
    KTRK-TV Houston
    Click 2 Houston
    News 8 Austin
    KGBT-4 TV
    Texas Department of Public Safety

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 10, 2005.

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