North American Missing Persons Network
Lucas Montiel Zavala

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Above Image: Zavala , circa 2009

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 16, 2009 from Lukeville, Pima County, Arizona
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: n/a
  • Height: 5'3"-5'7"; (63"-67")
  • Weight: 140-160 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Lucas has a scar on his left knee
    from a machete cut. The scar is a line with three dots nearby (likely from stitches).
    He has pierced ears.
  • Clothing: Faded blue jeans (waist size 32 x 30), blue dress pans,
    military green lycra boxers, black sweatshirt with white neck,
    black leather belt with silver buckle with an image on it, school backpack,
    black cotton hat. White tennis shoes with black stripes (size 28),
    possibly yellow boots (Pileta brand).
  • Jewelry: A blue scapular with the image of a virgin (saint). Watch
    that he carried in his pocket.
  • Case Number: FSC MPR 895; NamUs MP # 16289

  • Details of Disappearance
    Lucas was last seen between July 16, 2009 to July 19, 2009 near Sonoyta, Mexico or Lukeville, Arizona. He was crossing into the U.S. from
    Mexico. He left dehydrated and exhausted after 8 hours of walking near a highway.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner Missing Migrant Project
    MP Coordinator Robin Reineke
    (520) 243-8600

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