Diana Isabel Gonzalez

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Left: Diana, circa 2005;
Right: Age-progression to age 18 (circa 2009)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 15, 2005 from Raeford, North Carolina
  • Classification: Non-Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: April 29, 1991
  • Age: 14 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'4, 110 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Black hair, brown eyes. Diana may use the last names Sanchez and/or Diana-Sanchez.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue t-shirt and designer blue jeans.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Diana was last seen by her family when they went to bed on the evening of October 14, 2005. At 6:00 a.m. on October 15, her parents received a phone call from a family friend, Jose Barrera-Pacheco. He told them he was in love with Diana, she was with him and her family would never see her again. Her parents went to her room after the call and discovered she was indeed missing. Diana has not been seen since.

    A photograph and vital statistics for Barrera-Pacheco are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant for kidnapping was issued for him on June 26, 2006. He and Diana may be in Mexico, California, or Florida, or in Laurinburg, North Carolina. They may be traveling in a white van or a black four-door Honda. Diana is apparently with Barrera-Pacheco voluntarily, but her case is still considered a kidnapping because of the age difference and because she didn't have her parents' permission to go. Her whereabouts are unknown and her case remains unsolved.

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    Jose Barrera-Pacheco
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    Above: Jose Barrera-Pacheco

    Date of Birth: September 18, 1976
    Age: 29 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'4, 150 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes. Barrera-Pacheco may use the last names Barrera, Barrera-Pachelo and/or Pacheco.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Hoke County Sheriff's Office
    910-875-2135

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    America's Most Wanted
    NamUs

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 16, 2010; clothing/jewelry description and details of disappearance updated.

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