Carlos Manuel Ventura-Santos

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Left: Carlos, circa 2008;
Right: Age-progression to age 7 (circa 2012)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 22, 2008 from La Belle, Florida
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: December 21, 2005
  • Age: 2 years old
  • Height and Weight: 2'6, 35 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Carlos and his brother Nery disappeared from La Belle, Florida on September 22, 2008. Authorities believe they were abducted by their non-custodial parents, Evangelina Santos and Oscar Ventura-Sosa. Photographs and vital statistics for Evangelina and Oscar are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant is on file for Evangelina. The family may be traveling in a green four-door 1995 Chevrolet Blazer SUV with dark tinted windows and the Florida license plate number F261IF. They may be in Mexico. The children's whereabouts are unknown and their cases remain unsolved.


    Evangelina Santos
    Above: Evangelina Santos

    Date of Birth: December 18, 1989
    Age: 18 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'0, 110 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes.

    Oscar Ventura-Santos
    Above: Oscar Ventura-Santos

    Age: 23 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'5, 135 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes.


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


    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 12, 2014; details of disappearance updated.

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