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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    On the Third Coast

    OK - Manuel Salado, 33, Oklahoma City, 7 October 2007


    October 17, 2007

    Oklahoma City police are asking for help in locating a man that went missing 10 days ago.

    The family of Manuel Salgado, 33, contacted police and said he had not been seen in Oklahoma City since Oct. 7, police Sgt. Paco Balderrama said.

    Salgado is in the military and failed to show up for drills on that day. Police would like to check Salgado's welfare.
    Anyone with information on his whereabouts can call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 235-7300.

    no pic at link

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    From the February 23, 2008, Tulsa World:

    Authorities seeking witness in Navy veteran's disappearance
    They say the man's wife might have killed him and that the witness might hold the clues.

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma County authorities are seeking the public's help in finding a potentially key witness in the case of a missing Navy veteran who they think has been murdered.

    Manuel Salado , 34, of Oklahoma City has not been seen since Oct. 8, and Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater said Friday that authorities believe that he was killed by his wife, Exondia Salado, 36.

    But police have not been able to find Manuel Salado 's body and have not filed any charges in the case.

    . . .
    Authorities began investigating tips that Manuel Salado , a member of the Army Reserves, might have been killed before a missing-person report was filed, First Assistant District Attorney Scott Rowland said.

    The Army has said Salado missed a weekend of drills after Oct. 8, Prater said.

    . . .
    From the December 18, 2008, Oklahoman:

    . . .

    Exondia J. Salado was charged Wednesday with first-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband, whose body has not been found. She was arrested Tuesday in Florida.

    Salado, 36, told a witness she shot Manuel Salado twice in the bedroom of their Oklahoma City apartment on Oct. 8, 2007. . . She wrapped the body in plastic and a sheet before burning it at an abandoned house, the witness told police.

    Authorities have been unable to locate the house.

    . . .

    Exondia Salado's computer had evidence of Internet searches dealing with "death, gunshot wounds and recipes for cooking a human body," according to the affidavit.
    And the most recent news, from May 16, 2009:

    State Briefs: Trial can go on, but body not found

    A judge Friday ruled the evidence against a murder defendant is sufficient for a trial, even though her husband’s body was never found.

    Exondia J. Salado, 37, is accused of fatally shooting Manuel Salado. . .

    She also apparently researched on the Internet how to cut up a body, how to keep a hostage, how to build a barbecue pit and how a body decomposes, according to other testimony. One article put into evidence was "Butchering the Human Carcass for Human Consumption.”

    . . .

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2007
    At the beach
    His body was never found, but his wife's murder trial is going on right now. The jurors heard yesterday of the very long list of incredibly gruesome computer searches made by his wife over a period of a few months.
    Searches are listed at link: http://newsok.com/jurors-at-murder-t...rticle/3551949

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Unfortunately a body may never be found - "police believe Exondia (wife) keeps his body in the home for a week before being dismembered and cooking his body in an abandoned house in a rural part of town"

    At least she has life without parole!

    The surname is spelt Salado in this article, includes a lot of information.

    Trust Your Instincts

  5. #5
    Join Date
    May 2012

    Manuel has been added to NamUs.
    Case Information
    Status Missing
    First name Manuel
    Middle name Emilio
    Last name Salado
    Nickname/Alias Manny
    Date last seen October 07, 2007 00:00
    Date entered 08/22/2015
    Age last seen 34 to 34 years old
    Age now 41 years old
    Race Black/African American
    Sex Male
    Height (inches) 69.0 to 71.0
    Weight (pounds) 175.0 to 190.0
    Dental Status: Dental information / charting is currently not available
    DNA Status: Sample is currently not available
    Fingerprint Information Status: Fingerprint information is currently not available

  6. #6
    Join Date
    May 2012

    Manuel Salado with his wife Exondia J Salado-who is now incarcerated.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2014
    The NamUs link above is not working for me, not sure why.


    RIP Manuel

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