Manuel Gil Martinez

Above: Martinez, circa 1993


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 11, 1993 from Phoenix, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 12, 1959
  • Age: 34 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8 - 5'10, 167 - 177 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes. Martinez's head was shaved at the time of his disappearance, and he has a beard and mustache. He has a tattoo of the words "el crucifico" on the left side of his neck and many tattoos on both arms, including a peacock his upper arm. Martinez wears a removable gold top front tooth and he has metal pins in one shoulder. His nickname is Pettie.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue tank top, blue jeans and a Dallas Cowboys cap.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Martinez was last seen was last seen walking outside a house in the area of 3rd Avenue and Piedmont Road in Phoenix, Arizona on December 11, 1993. There was a party at the house at the time. Martinez and another individual got into a white car and drove away at 9:00 p.m. Martinez has never been heard from again. On January 23, 1994, the Mesa Police Department recovered the car he was last seen in, but there was no indication of his whereabouts. Foul play is suspected in his case.


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


    Source Information
    Phoenix Police Department


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 24, 2012; alternate height and weight added, distinguishing characteristics updated.

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