Luis Rodriguez-Hernandez

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Above Images: Rodriguez-Hernandez, circa 2005

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 4, 2005 from Jerome, Idaho
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 23, 1963
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2, 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Rodriguez-Hernandez was last seen in Jerome, Idaho on July 4, 2005. He left his home for work at 8:30 a.m. He was later seen leaving his place of work, the Bettencourt Dairy, at 4:30 p.m., which is his normal departure time, but his employer stated Rodriguez-Hernandez did not work that day. He has never been heard from again.

    At the time of his disappearance, Rodriguez-Hernandez was driving a two-tone blue 1987 GMC pickup truck with the Idaho license plat number 2J 13769 and the vehicle identification number (VIN) 1GTEV14K8HJ520364. It was found abandoned in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart store in Las Vegas, Nevada two weeks later. Rodriguez-Hernandez is described as a reliable person and his disappearance is uncharacteristic. Foul play is suspected in his case. A death certificate has been issued; the cause of death was given as a gunshot wound to the head.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Jerome County Sheriff's Office
    208-324-8845

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    Source Information
    Idaho Missing Person Clearinghouse
    Jerome County Sheriff's Office
    KMVT
    NamUs
    The Magic Valley Times-News
    East Idaho Cold Cases

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    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 6, 2015; five pictures added, details of disappearance updated.

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