North American Missing Persons Network
Manuel Chabarria Jr.

Above Image: Chabarria, circa 1997

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 1, 1997 from Arlington, Tarrant County, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: February 24, 1972
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 5'5"-5'6"
  • Weight: 125-140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White/Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Scar on one
    shoulder blade from a muscle biopsy.
  • NCIC Number: M-014640289
  • Case Number: M9704004

  • Details of Disappearance
    Chabarria was last seen in Arlington, Texas, on April 1, 1997. He attended a meeting at approximately 6:00 PM at Harrigan's Restaurant, his place of employment. Chabarria was driving his partially primed, red-striped 1987 Honda Civic at the time.

    Chabarria's vehicle was discovered abandoned on May 17, 1997, more than one month after his disappearance. The vehicle was located in a brush-filled area on private property off of Farm Road 2119 in Culberson County, Texas. There was no sign of Chabarria at the scene. An extensive search of the area produced no clue as to his whereabouts.

    All of Chabarria's personal belongings were left behind in his residence. Foul play is suspected.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    (800) 346-3243

    Source Information
    Texas Department of Public Safety
    Pecos Enterprise