The Doe Network:
Case File 2110DMIL


Mitchell Adolfo Zepedo
Missing since September 17, 1997 from Lyons, Cook County, Illinois
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Zepedo was last seen in Lyons, Illinois in September 1997.
He was reportedly going to travel to Traverse City but if he made the trip he never returned. He was expected to return to Cicero after the brief trip, then fly to Mexico to visit his wife and son. His family reported his missing on October 2, 1997. Zepedo's car was found in Berwyn on October 30, 1997

He lived in the three-flat in the 2100 block of South 57th Avenue in the late-1980s and the family members moved into the apartment after he left.
In September 2002, police dug up the basement and yard of an apartment building in Cicero, Illinois where Zepedo used to reside. They had received a tip that his body might be buried there. Nothing was found during the search.

Lyons, Illinois to Traverse City, Michigan

Lyons, Illinois to Berwyn, Illinois

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Lyons Police Department
Sergeant Michael Chapiesky

Agency Case Number: 97-008510

Source Information:
Lyons Police Department
NamUs MP #12769
Chicago Tribune September 19, 2002

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