Luis Alberto Munguia-Zendejas Jr.

1 AP
Left: Luis, circa 2007;
Right: Age-progression to age 5 (circa 2010)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 5, 2007 from Tulare, California
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: May 30, 2005
  • Age: 1 year old
  • Height and Weight: 2'8, 23 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes. Luis has a scar on his right hand.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Luis disappeared from Tulare, California on May 5, 2007. Authorities believe he was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Maria Zendejas. A photograph and vital statistics for Maria are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant for kidnapping was issued for her on April 13, 2010. Luis and Maria may be in Mexico. The child's whereabouts are unknown and his case remains unsolved.


    Maria Teresa Zendejas
    Above: Maria Teresa Zendejas

    Date of Birth: September 8, 1981
    Age: 25 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'3, 160 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Black hair, black eyes.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Tulare County Sheriff's Office


    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 3, 2013; age-progression updated.

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