MA MA - Jesus De La Cruz, 6, Lynn, 28 Sept 1996

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  1. Kat

    Kat Kind words do not cost much

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    The Doe Network:
    Case File 1482DMMA

    http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/1482dmma.html

    Jesus De La Cruz
    Missing since September 28, 1996 from Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts
    Classification: Non Family Abduction



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    Vital Statistics
    •Date Of Birth: January 3, 1990
    •Age at Time of Disappearance: 6 years old
    •Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 4'0"; 60 lbs.
    •Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic Male. Brown hair; brown eyes. Left ear is pierced
    •Marks, Scars: Scar above the left eye; birthmark on his left calf, and another one on the left side of his forehead.
    •Clothing: White t-shirt and blue jeans with brown high-top shoes
    •Dentals: Available



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    Circumstances of Disappearance
    De La Cruz was last seen in Lynn, Massachusetts in the company of a white male on Park Street on September 28, 1996.
    Prosecutors named a suspect in the disappearance of the boy, but couldn't come up with enough evidence to charge the man.
    A playmate told police he last saw Jesus at about 18.00, walking away with a man who had promised him a new bike. With them was a dog with one white eye and one brown eye. A dog matching the description given by the playmate was found by police at one of the addresses the suspect had given as recent homes.



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    Investigators
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

    Lynn Police Department
    Captain Mark O'Toole
    781-595-2000

    NCMEC Number: NCMC823722

    Source Information:
    National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
    Massachusetts State Police
    NewsStandard
    The Daily Item 9/28/02
    Mass. Live
    North Shore 1/26/07

    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/d/delacruz_jesus.html
    Suspect named at link above.

    https://www.findthemissing.org/cases/2739/2/
    NamUs Profile:
    Dental: NA
    DNA: Initial inquiry underway
    Fingerprints: NA

    Lots of archived articles but I could only find pay per view at this time.

    Jesus has been missing almost 14 years. Come home soon sweetie.
     

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  3. JusticeWillBeServed

    JusticeWillBeServed Well-Known Member

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    Jesus De La Cruz has been missing for 19 years now.

    I'm confused on how an obvious POI has essentially been let go by investigators. Was the other child's account of the events seen as untrue?

    ETA: You might need a subscription to read this article. It was written on September 23rd.

    "Racing for the prize: Amesbury team enters Fireball Run"

    http://www.newburyportnews.com/news/local_news/racing-for-the-prize/article_40cff9ee-1426-5fef-bc2d-13484defc087.html

     
  4. JusticeWillBeServed

    JusticeWillBeServed Well-Known Member

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    After 20 years, Jesus De La Cruz is still missing

    http://www.wcvb.com/news/20-years-later-lynn-boy-who-disappeared-still-missing/41851338

     
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    JerseyGirl Moderator Staff Member Forum Coordinators

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    Steelslady Well-Known Member

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    I remember when his mother hired a psychic and the psychic claimed that he was somewhere on the grounds of the Tewksbury State Hospital, which wasn't too far from me. There were folks combing the grounds, and I believe some checked out the tunnels as well, he was obviously never found.

    This story had so many rumors going around, mainly surrounding the mother. It breaks my heart that he has never been found. It sounds like he had a rough life at home, and it appears that his life probably ended that way as well. I would love to think that some loving family member took him away and raised him in a happy home elsewhere, but I'm not holding my breath on that.

    Wherever you are, Jesus, I pray you are in the loving hands of Jesus if you passed away already, or are living a happy life somewhere out there.
     

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