Jennifer Raina Byers-Hernandez
Byers-Hernandez, approximately 2008
Date reported missing : 08/01/2008
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 08/31/1976 (44)
Age at the time of disappearance: 31 years old
Height / Weight : 5'6, 140 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Brown hair, blue eyes. Byers-Hernandez may dye her hair blonde. Her nickname is Jen and she may use the last names Barajas, Byers and/or Hernandez or her middle name, Raina. Byers-Hernandez has a scar on her lower lip, a scar on her left hand and surgical scars on her lower abdomen. She has tattoos on her left hand and left wrist and a tattoo of writing on her left breast. She speaks fluent Spanish.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Byers-Hernandez's family last heard from her sometime in August 2008, when she called a family member who was in the hospital. She has never been heard from again. Her son, Gerardo Barajas Jr., also known as Junior, disappeared with her.
Gerardo's DOB : is December 31, 2002, making him five years old at the time of his disappearance. He has brown hair and brown eyes, and he speaks Spanish and limited English. Additional information and photographs for him are unavailable.
Byers-Hernandez and her son may be in Mexico. Few details are available in their cases.
Other information and links : ncy
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