Jesse Gabriel Florez

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Left: Jesse, circa 2001;
Right: Age-progression to age 23 (circa 2009)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 14, 2001 from Phoenix, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: November 12, 1986
  • Age: 14 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'0 - 5'1, 125 - 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black/brown hair, brown eyes. Jesse's left ear is pierced in both the lobe and the upper cartilage. He has a small black mole in the corner of his right eye and a tattoo of the letter J between his thumb and index finger. His nickname is Lil' Droopy, and he may use the last name Alvarado.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A brown and black checked short-sleeved flannel shirt over a white t-shirt, navy blue pants, a Levi's jacket, a silver and diamond earring, a small gold hoop earring, a watch, a plain white baseball cap, and possibly a necklace with a crucifix pendant and a marijuana pendant.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jesse in the vicinity of 55th Avenue and Indian School Road in Phoenix, Arizona on September 14, 2001, when he left home to walk to a party. He didn't come home that night and has never been heard from again. Jesse's case remains unsolved and few details are available regarding his disappearance.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Phoenix Police Department



    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Nation's Missing Children Organization
    The Arizona Republic


    Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 14, 2010; distinguishing characteristics and clothing/jewelry description updated.

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