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Case File 128DMCA

Barela in 1985

Ivan Barela
Missing since November 2, 1986 from San Francisco, San Francisco County, California.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: October 9, 1971
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 15 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'11; 145 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Brown hair; brown eyes.
  • Clothing: Barela was last seen wearing swim trunks and gray Nike cutoff sweatpants.
  • Dentals: Available
  • DNA: Available
  • Fingerprints: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Barela was last seen at Ocean Beach in San Francisco, California on November 2, 1986. He disappeared while walking his dog on the Beach.
Barela left his parents at the south end of the beach at 14:30 during the Vuarnet Pro-Am surfing tournament.

He has a history of running away from home. Investigators think he may have drowned in the bay.

If you have any information concerning Barela's case, please contact:
San Francisco Police Department

All information may be submitted on an anonymous basis.

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Source Information: California Department of Justice
NamUs MP #4019

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