Ray Fausto Lepe

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Above Images: Lepe, circa 2002


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 19, 2002 from Gonzalez, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: July 23, 1969
  • Age: 32 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11, 185 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Black hair, brown eyes. At the time he was last seen, Lepe had a goatee but no mustache, and his hair was cut very short on the sides and straight on the top. He had a "surfer" type appearance in 2002 and he usually also wears contemporary style prescription glasses with dark-colored frames.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A gray hooded sweatshirt with the word "Stussy" printed on the front, a tan shirt, a red shirt, a tan skateboard hat, and black Vans shoes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Lepe was last seen in Gonzalez, California at 7:30 p.m. on July, 19, 2002, days before his thirty-second birthday. He was expected to return to his home in Salinas, California, but never did. Lepe's car, a green 2001 Toyota Camry, was found in his office parking lot in the 20 block of east Romie Lane at 6:00 a.m. the day after his disappearance. There was no sign of Lepe at the scene and he has never been heard from again. He was reported missing by his family after he failed to return home as expected.

    Lepe remains missing and his case is unsolved. His loved ones suspect foul play was involved in his disappearance.


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


    Source Information
    Salinas Police Department
    California Attorney General's Office
    Outpost for Hope
    The Monterey Herald
    The Salinas Californian
    Porchlight International for the Missing and Unidentified


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 20, 2006; picture added.

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