Melissa Alaniz
North American Missing Persons Network
Melissa Alaniz

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Above Images: Right: age-progressed to 41 years

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 7, 1987 from El Paso, El Paso County, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 17, 1974
  • Age: 12
  • Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
  • Weight: 100 lbs (45 kg)
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Female
  • Clothing: Melissa was last seen wearing a black Iron Maiden t-shirt,
    jeans, white socks with blue or red stripes on the top, and white
    tennis shoes.
  • Case Number: 0418080N

  • Details of Disappearance
    Melissa was last seen on the evening of March 7, 1987 when she left her residence to walk to a nearby convenience store. Her relatives initially told police that she was last seen walking from her home to a Circle K convenience store off Rushing Drive to play video games. They never saw or heard from her again.

    Two days before she disappeared, she had left home after an argument but returned two days later. Police said they do not suspect she ran away on the day she was last seen.

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

    Source Information
    El Paso Times