Name: Javier Rafael Castro
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: June 18, 2016
Location Last Seen: Boca Grande, Lee County, Florida
Date of Birth: December 31, 1994
Age: 21 years old
Weight: 155 lbs.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: He has an appendix surgery scar on his abdomen, a scar on his chin on the right side, a scar on his right eyebrow, several beauty marks all over his body and both ears are pierced.
Dentals: Available; upper anterior porcelain crown.
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Initial inquiry underway.
Clothing: Black bathing suit.
Jewelry: Possibly wearing a clear stone earring in each ear.
Additional Personal Items: None
Javier disappeared while swimming off Range Light Beach in the Boca Grande area on June 18. He was swimming with his sibling's that day, and several of them became stranded on a sandbar off the beach. A rip current there was too strong, and they were afraid to cross to come back to land. Javier when after them. Three were rescued, Javier was not located.
Agency Name: Lee County Sheriffs Office
Agency Contact Person: Detective Wendy Russell
Agency Phone Number: 239-477-1056
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 16-281764
NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 34748
Added: 10/5/2016; Last Updated: 10/5/2016
Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team
** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.