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3680DFPR - Yeritza Aponte-Soto

The image on the right is age-progressed to 26 years.

Name: Yeritza Aponte-Soto
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: February 10, 2001
Location Last Seen: Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico

Physical Description

Date of Birth: October 29, 1983
Age: 17 years old
Race: Hispanic
Gender: Female
Height: 5'0"
Weight: 130 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Upper left tooth missing. Large birthmark on left hand. 5 inch scar on her right leg.


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Unavailable
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Blue capri spandex, beige t-shirt, blue sandals.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

She was last seen on February 10, 2001 in the Luciana community of Juana Díaz, Puerto Rico. It is believed that she may have been the victim of an incarcerated suspected serial killer, Amílcar Matías Torres. 26 photos of her were found buried on his property in which she appeared in suggestive positions. He is also a suspect in the disappearance of Cristina Ester Ruiz-Rodriguez and Kamyle Stephanie Burgos Ortiz, age 12.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Interpol - Puerto Rico
Agency Contact Person: Agent Maria Rodriguez
Agency Phone Number: 787-475-4378
Agency E-Mail: Unknown
Agency Case Number: 2001-3-039-00765

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NCMEC Case Number: 1112065
NamUs Case Number: 5801

Information Source(s)

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
El Nuevo Dia news article dated January 5, 2011

Admin Notes

Added: 1/31/2017; Last Updated: 1/31/2017

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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