The Doe Network:
Case File 628DMWI

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Richard Guerrero
Missing since March 24, 1988 from Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.
Classification: Missing


Vital Statistics


Circumstances of Disappearance
Guerrero was last seen leaving his family's North Side home for a friend's house in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on March 24, 1988 with $3 in his pocket and no wallet. He never made it to the friend's house, and he never came back.

He was devoted to his family and often took his mother to shop and run errands. Four months after their son disappeared, the Guerrero's hired a private investigator to search for him. The investigator called off the search when he ran into nothing but dead ends.

Authorities believe that Guerrero met serial murderer Jeffrey L. Dahmer sometime during the evening and returned to Dahmer's residence in West Allis, Wisconsin with him. Guerrero may have agreed to pose for photos for Dahmer during the evening as a way to make extra cash.

Dahmer was arrested for numerous murders of young men in Wisconsin in 1991. He told authorities that Guerrero was one of his victims. Investigators believe that Guerrero's remains were destroyed by Dahmer and as such cannot be recovered.

Among the other missing men presumed to be victims of Dahmer: Steven Hicks, Steven Tuomi, Edward Smith and David Thomas.
Dahmer was sentenced to life in prison in the early 1990s. He was killed in prison by a fellow inmate in 1994.


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

Milwaukee Police Department
414-935-7302

Source Information:
The Associated Press
Tribute To The Victims Of Jeffrey Dahmer
JadedFreak's Midnight Zone
The Crime Library
Dahmer, Kannibalen fra Milwaukee
Milwaukee Sentinel 7/29/91


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