Jose Espinoza


Espinoza, circa 2003

  • Missing Since 05/11/2003
  • Missing From Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Classification Missing
  • Sex Male
  • Race Hispanic
  • Age 27 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Hispanic male.

Details of Disappearance

Espinoza disappeared from Charlotte, North Carolina on May 11, 2003. His partial skeletal remains were found in the woods off Dixie River Road on Christmas Eve, 2008, but were not identified until June 2023. The DNA Doe Project did the identification. Espinoza's murder is under investigation.

Investigating Agency

  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department 704-336-3997

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated June 13, 2023; case resolved.