One year after the National Search Commission (CNB) of the Ministry of the Interior announced the National Registry of Missing and Uncharted Persons (RNPDNO) Hidalgo presents an increase in the number of missing persons.
The National Registry was published for the first time on July 13, 2020 and of the 32 entities of the country Hidalgo counted 414 missing persons, a year later, on July 9. July 2021, the state registers a total of 680, which represents 266 more missing persons.
From March 15, 1964 to July 9, 2021, the statistics of the Registry show for the state of Hidalgo a total of two thousand 858 disappeared, not located and located in 57 years.
Of these two thousand 855 people, 479 are missing, 201 not located – between them there are 680-, 112 people found dead and 2,666 people found alive.
The National Registry records 79 municipalities of the state in which disappeared, non-located and located persons have appeared. The municipalities with the highest numbers are: Pachuca de Soto, Mineral de la Reforma, Tizayuca, Tulancingo de Bravo, Tula de Allende, Ixmiquilpan, Actopan and Zempoala.
The disappeared, not located and located in Hidalgo go from zero to 91 years, however the statistics rise between the age ranges of 12 to 40 years.
The information from the National Registry of Missing and Uncharted Persons is collected and integrated into it by federal and state authorities.
Dulce Maria Hernandez Leon He was 23 years old when he disappeared on September 6, 2017 while traveling from Tula to Tlaxcoapan after finishing his workday. He never came home.
The night the young woman from Tlaxcoapan disappeared, she was wearing light blue denim pants, black shoes, a blue polo shirt with the “Contigo” logo, a black jacket and a large black bag with coffee. On his left wrist he has a tattoo of three stars.
The September 22, 2018 Karla Donají Téllez Valdez disappeared in the municipality of Pachuca. I was 26 years old. He is 1.52 meters tall, with a light brown complexion, medium dark brown eyes and black wavy hair.
Karla lived in Mineral de la Reforma, He has moles on his right hand in the shape of a heart, a burn on the instep of his right foot and a piercing in his nose. He was seen for the last time in the river of the avenues in Pachuca at the height of the London School.
In the photo in which you are looking for Sebastián Yáñez Gómez appears smiling. He disappeared in Pachuca on November 6, 2019. As a particular sign, he has a scar under his left eye.
The last time he was seen was in the San Antonio neighborhood, near the “Tu Lunch” restaurant, where he was going to meet a person whose identity is unknown.
The Prosecutor’s Office and the Commission
The 8 October 2018, the Special Prosecutor’s Office for the Investigation and Prosecution of Crimes of Forced Disappearance of Persons and Disappearance Committed by Individuals was created, which is attached to the office of the Attorney General of the State of Hidalgo, Raúl Arroyo González.
The purpose of the Prosecutor’s Office is to investigate and prosecute the crimes of forced disappearance of persons and the disappearance committed by individuals within the territory of the state of Hidalgo when it is not the responsibility of federal authorities.
Five months later, the March 12, 2019, the Hidalgo State People Search Commission was created, a decentralized administrative body that is part of the National Search System and depends directly on the Secretary of State Government.
The objectives of the Commission are to promote, execute, coordinate and follow up on the search, location and identification of missing persons and persons not located in the state.
From 2014 to July 2021, the disappearance of three thousand two people has been reported to the Attorney General of the State of Hidalgo (PGJEH), of which two thousand 326 have been located.
From June 2020 to June 2021, the Hidalgo State Personnel Search Commission reported 420 missing persons, of which 290 were located and 130 were pending to find their whereabouts.
Oscar Javier Muñoz Aguilar, president of the association of disappeared persons Searching Until I Find YouHe pointed out that although there is a Special Prosecutor’s Office for the Investigation of Disappearance Crimes, it has deficiencies in the investigation because the results expected by the relatives are not available.
He added that the People Search Commission has provided support to families with searches and they have training, however he acknowledged that he needs more personnel as he pointed out that the five people he has are insufficient.
Muñoz Aguilar assured that crime is behind the disappearance of people in Hidalgo and pointed out that families often do not report it to the authorities out of fear.