u Desiree Lynette Lopez
North American Missing Persons Network
Desiree Lynette Lopez

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Above Images: Lopez, circa 1996 Right; AP to age 33

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 15, 1996 from Hialeah Gardens, Miami-Dade County, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: November 26, 1978
  • Age: 17
  • Height: 5'1"-5'3"
  • Weight: 130-140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Blonde/sandy
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White/Hispanic
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Pierced ears.
  • Case Number: 96-8382
  • NCMEC Number: 968382

  • Details of Disappearance
    Lopez was last seen in her hometown of Hialeah Gardens, Florida on August 15, 1996. It is believed that she left of her own accord. Lopez may be in the company of Miguel Angel Pieri, who was 46 years old in 1996. Pieri's date of birth is January 1, 1950. Authorities believe that Lopez and Pieri may have traveled to the Las Vegas, Nevada area or somewhere within California.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Hialeah Gardens Police Department
    (305) 558-3333

    Source Information
    Florida Department of Law Enforcement
    National Center for Missing & Exploited Children