Vega, approximately 2004
Date reported missing : 10/06/2004
Missing location (approx) :
Manhattan, New York
Missing classification : Missing
Gender : Male
Age at the time of disappearance: 39 years old
Height / Weight : Unknown
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Hispanic male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Vega has a large tattoo on his upper arm.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Vega was last seen in the New York City borough of Manhattan on October 6, 2004. His business partner dropped him off at the corner of 180th Street and Liberty Avenue. He was supposed to pick up a car there and take it back to his auto repair business, Eastern Collision, in the borough of Brooklyn. He has never been heard from again.
Vega grew up in New York City and lived in the Hamilton Beach neighborhood at the time of his disappearance. He left behind a wife and five children; he and his wife had been married for six years and living together for twenty. His sister stated he was an ethical businessman and wasn't involved with drugs. His case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
New York Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
The Queens Chronicle
October 12, 2004. August 14, 2017; picture added, Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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