Jesus Franco Zapata

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Above Images: Zapata, circa 2007


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 31, 2007 from San Diego, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 21, 1936
  • Age: 70 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'10, 210 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Gray hair, brown eyes. Zapata's nickname is Chuy. He is balding and has scars on his chest and right fingers. He has a tattoo of the face of Jesus on his face and tattoos on his left leg and left forearm.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A short-sleeved shirt, brown pants, a ring engraved with his nickname "Chuy" and a gold bracelet.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Zapata was last seen on May 31, 2007. He left San Diego, California that day to go to a restaurant in Tucson, Arizona and meet a man who wanted to buy his car. Zapata called his wife at 9:30 a.m. and said he was at the restaurant and planned to go on to Mexico for the day. He has never been heard from again. Few details are available in his case. San Diego police are investigating.


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


    Source Information
    MySpace Page for Jesus Zapata


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 20, 2011; casefile added.

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