Ricardo Hernandez

Above: Hernandez, circa 2013


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 5, 2013 from Downey, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: April 3, 1927
  • Age: 87 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 110 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Gray hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Black jacket and and blue jeans.
  • Medical Conditions: Hernandez may have been in the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease at the time of his disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Hernandez was last seen walking away from his Downey, California residence on May 5, 2013. He wasn't carrying a cellular phone or any identification at the time of his disappearance. He has never been heard from again. Hernandez has a history of wandering away and would typically take the bus to downtown Los Angeles and Bell Gardens, California. Few details are available in his case.

    Some agencies give the date of Hernandez's disappearance as May 9, 2013.


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


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    CBS Los Angeles
    Downey Beat


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 15, 2014; casefile added.

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