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11DMTX - Rogelio Realme Cerda

Images 2 and 3: Age-progressed to 40 and 50 years

Name: Rogelio Realme Cerda
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: June 29, 1975
Location Last Seen: Bay City, Matagorda County, Texas

Physical Description

Date of Birth: December 24, 1959
Age: 15 years old
Race: White/Hispanic
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 160-180 lbs.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Scar on bridge of nose; birthmark above his right ankle.


Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Not Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Wearing only cut off jeans.
Jewelry: Silver pinkie ring with the word "love" on it.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Rogelio Realme Cerda, also known as Jesus or Roger R. Cerda, was last seen on June 29, 1975, at Matagorda Beach on a supervised trip with a friend's family. He went swimming with friends in the ocean and did not return to the shore. An extensive search of the water turned up no sign of him.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Matagorda County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Lieutenant Douglas Pruitt
Agency Phone Number: (949) 245-5526
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 75L219

Agency Name: Texas Department of Public Safety
Agency Contact Person: Missing Persons Clearinghouse
Agency Phone Number: (512) 424-5074
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: M9610007

NCIC Case Number: M090322203
NamUs Case Number: 4391
NCMEC Case Number: 600717

Information Source(s)


Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 7/26/16

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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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