Ricardo Gomez

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Above Images: Ricardo, circa 2010

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 27, 2010 from San Marcos, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 23, 1966
  • Age: 43 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8, 250 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Gray hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Ricardo disappeared from San Marcos, Texas on November 27, 2010. He was last seen with his teenage nephew, Jiovany Gomez, and three adult male companions: Luis Hernandez, Nicholas Munoz and Carlos Ortega-Gonzales. They were driving a green 2003 Chevrolet Suburban with the Texas license plate number AD98575.

    The four adults live in the area, and Jiovany is from Chicago, Illinois; he was visiting a relative in Texas at the time of his disappearance. He and Hernandez are American citizens and the other men are Mexican-born and legal U.S. residents. They had all gone to the border town of Laredo, Texas that day to pick up some paperwork for a vehicle, and decided to cross the border into Nuevo Laredo, Mexico to go shopping. Hernandez called his wife at approximately 12:00 p.m. and said they'd all be home by 7:00 or 8:00 p.m. They never returned, however. Law enforcement was notified on November 30, after Munoz and Hernandez didn't show up for their jobs at Heldenfels Enterprises Inc., a concrete company. They are described as reliable workers.

    Although Jiovany is classified as a runaway with many agencies, the circumstances of his and the others' disappearances are unclear. They may still be in Mexico and foul play is possible in their cases.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Hays County Sheriff's Office
    512-753-2108

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    The San Antonio Express-News
    The Hays Free Press
    The Austin American-Statesman
    KSAT

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 26, 2012; casefile added.

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