Luis Fernando Castillo Villafana

Above: Villafana, circa 2008


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 7, 2008 from Phoenix, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 30 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8 - 5'10, 140 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes. Villafana's nickname is Torro. He may use his last names together or separately or may reverse their order, as in "Villafana Castillo." He uses the following alias names: Luis Fernando Villafanya, Joel Velez Navedo and Palemon Gutierres. Villafana has a scar on his head and the following tattoos: a small skull on his left elbow, a naked woman on his upper left arm, the words "smile now" on his left forearm, the words "cry later" on his right forearm, and an unspecified tattoo on his chest.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue striped shirt and gray pants.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Villafana disappeared with his girlfriend, Rosario Pacheco-Flores. They were last seen leaving her home in the vicinity of west Hatcher Road and 15th Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona at 12:00 p.m. on April 7, 2008. Neither of them have ever been heard from again. Foul play is suspected in their cases, but few details are available.


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


    Source Information


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 5, 2011; casefile added.

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