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Latino Daily News

Thursday December 23, 2010

Five American Men Remain Missing After Day Visit to Mexico – FBI Investigating

Three American men and their 14-year old relative remain missing after traveling to Mexico on a one-day shopping excursion from Laredo, Texas.

Luis Hernandez, Carlos Ortega, Nicolas Munoz and Ricardo Gomez are employees of a concrete manufacturer in San Marcos, Texas and had Gomez’ 14-year cousin from Chicago with them, when they decided to cross the border to do some shopping on November 27th. 

They were supposed to return the same day in the evening and when they didn’t, U.S. authorities were called in.  One of the missing is a U.S. citizen, another a resident alien and the legal status of the others is unknown.