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Case File 146DMNM

Left: Smith, circa 1991; Right: Age-progressed image to age 31 (circa 2011)

Nicholas Vincent Smith
Missing since February 23, 1991 from Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: July 11, 1979
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 12 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'1; 115 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Brown hair; hazel eyes.
  • DNA: Available

Circumstances of Disappearance
Smith disappeared with his mother, Edyth Ann Warner from their Las Cruces, New Mexico residence on February 23, 1991. They've been gone since February 23, when they walked out of their home in student housing at the New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.
Warner's husband Henry Warner filed a missing persons report seven days later. He told police the couple had been having marital problems and that his wife told him she and Nicholas, her son from a previous marriage, were going to stay with a friend. They left their home by foot the day they disappeared. Warner left behind her car and 3-year-old son, Andrew. She took almost $1,000 in cash and $10,000 in gold coins.
According to family and friends this is very uncharacteristic of her. Neither has been seen or heard from again. There are concerns for their safety.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
New Mexico State University Police Department
Missing Persons

All information may be submitted on an anonymous basis.

Agency Case Number: M96-91

NCMEC #: NCMC760608

NCIC Number: M-478177192
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information: The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
Las Cruces Sun New

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