The Doe Network:
Case File 273DMTX
UNDER REVIEW - 7/29/16


Jose Alberto Ramirez
Missing since August 6, 1989 from Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas.
Classification: Involuntary

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance

Ramirez was abducted at gunpoint from his home in Brownsville, Texas on August 6, 1989. Foul play is suspected in his case.
Ramirez's mother believed that Juan Garcia Abrego ordered the kidnapping. He was the head of the Gulf Cartel for approximately ten years.

Garcia Abrego was convicted of numerous drug trafficking and money laundering charges in 1996 and sentenced to eleven life prison terms.


If you have any information concerning Ramirez's whereabouts, please contact:
Brownsville Police Department

You may remain anonymous when submitting information to any agency.

NCIC Number:
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Source Information:
Child Search Ministries
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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