Louis Hernando Reyes

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Above Images: Reyes, circa 1989

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 10, 1989 from Dover, New York
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: January 19, 1966
  • Age: 23 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'6, 152 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Reyes's upper front tooth is capped and discolored. He has a bump on his right eyebrow and a triangular scar approximately half an inch tall on the back of his left shoulder.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Blue jeans and a blue or gray sweatshirt.
  • Medical Conditions: Reyes is mentally disabled and cannot care for himself.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Reyes was last seen at the Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center in Dover, New York at approximately 7:00 p.m. on November 10, 1989. He was being treated at that facility on a voluntary basis for his mental disability. When a staff member went to his room to get him for dinner, he was gone. The last time anyone had seen him was two hours before.

    Reyes had a tendency to wander throughout the facility, and sometimes left the grounds altogether. Ten days before he went missing, he'd been found wandering disoriented in a nearby parking lot, wearing two other patients' clothes. It's worth noting that the Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center was close to a train station and about an hour's walk from the Connecticut border.

    Little information is available as to Reyes's fate. The Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center closed in 1994.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    New York State Police
    845-877-3660

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    New York State Police
    The Doe Network
    The Poughkeepsie Journal

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 16, 2013; details of disappearance updated.

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