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Find Missing Karina Michelle Gaitan!

Find Missing Karina Michelle Gaitan!

Find Missing Karina Michelle Gaitan!
She is missing from home.
She supposedly sneaked out of her apartment
To meet with friends.
But they claim that she never showed up.
This was 20 years ago.
Where is Karina Michelle Gaitan?

Find Missing Karina Michelle Gaitan!
Details

Find Missing Karina Michelle Gaitan! Karina Michelle Gaitan has been missing since July 18, 1998. She is missing from San Antonio, Texas. Karina Michelle Gaitan is classified as an endangered missing person. Her year of birth is 1984.At the time of her disappearance, Karina was 13 years old. Her current age is 33 years old. Karina Michelle Gaitan is a Latino female of Hispanic ethnicity. She is described as 5’6″ tall and 160 pounds at the time of her disappearance. Her hair is brown and her eyes are brown.

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Descriptions

Karina Michelle Gaitan may wear purple-tinted contact lenses or eyeglasses. Her glasses have tortoiseshell frames and brown or yellow lenses. At the time of her disappearance, her hair is styled in bangs and her fingernails and toenails were painted. Karina has a cross-shaped burn scar on her right hand between her thumb and forefinger. Karina’s nickname is Twiggy. She wears a shoe size 6 or 7. When she was last seen, Karina was wearing a black mid-calf length t-shirt dress with pearl buttons on the front and cap sleeves. She wore a black skirt or pair of wind shorts with white stripes on the side. She wore a black slip-on Reebok beach sandals with white lettering.

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Circumstances

Karina Michelle Gaitan was last seen at approximately 1:00 A.M. This event occurred on July 18, 1998 in her hometown of San Antonio, Texas. She was at Las Brisas Apartments on Blanco Road and Vista View at the time. She apparently sneaked out of the house in the middle of the night. She wanted to meet friends at a nearby apartment complex. But they stated she never showed up. She has never been heard from again.

Karina did not take her purse or other personal belongings. And she left the front door unlocked, suggesting she planned to come home within a short time. Karina never returned, however.

Karina was a student at Eisenhower Middle School in 1998. And she lived with her mother and older brother. Her mother stated she had no history of running away. And at the time of her disappearance, Karina was excited about an upcoming family vacation.

Some agencies classify Karina MIchelle Gaitan’s disappearance a runaway case. But the circumstances of her disappearance are unclear and foul play is possible.

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Appeal

This is one of those frustrating cases without any leads and where there are no clues pointing to any outcome. Karina Michelle Gaitan has now been missing for over 20 years. She had not taken any personal belongings with her, and it has been two decades since she was last seen. Still, some agencies call Karina a runaway. What happened between the time that Karina left her home & her supposed destination of meeting with friends? Was she lured or groomed into meeting someone who had approached her earlier? What could have happened?

Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Karina Michelle Gaitan? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) responsible for her disappearance?

If you have any information about this case please contact;

Agency Name: San Antonio Police Department (TX)
Agency Contact Person: Missing Persons / Sgt Michael Duffek
Agency Phone Number: 210-207-7660
Agency Name: Texas Department of Public Safety
Agency Contact Person: Missing Persons Clearinghouse
Agency Phone Number: 512-424-5074 or 800-346-3243
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children: 1-800-843-5678.
Agency Case Number: LE: 98426233; TXDPS: R9807009; NCMEC: NCMC851087
NCIC Case Number: M139565055
NamUs Case Number: MP/UP #6091
NCMEC: 851087

Karina Michelle Gaitan has a Doe Network profile. Click here to view it.
Karina Michelle Gaitan has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.
This article was written after Karina Michelle Gaitan reached her 18th annual missing date. Click here and learn more.
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The above information is found on Karina Michelle Gaitan’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.
The above image is courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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