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Find Missing Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez!

Find Missing Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez!

Find Missing Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez!
She worked as a paralegal at the time.
She dropped her young daughter at the babysitter’s.
Odd texts kept coming from her phone.
It has been over one year
Since her family and friends last saw her.
It has been over one year
Since her family and friends last heard from her.
Where is this missing mom?

Find Missing Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez!
Details

Find Missing Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez!

Missing Person: Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez
Missing Since
06/21/2018
Missing From
Houston, Texas
Classification
Endangered Missing
Sex
Female
Race
Date of Birth
10/30/1988 (31 years old current age)
Age when last seen
29 years old
Height and Weight
5’3, 115 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description
A dressy short-sleeved shirt (possibly green), pastel-colored slacks, brown ballet slipper type shoes and a pink Apple watch. Carrying a tan purse (possibly Coach or Michael Kors brand).
Distinguishing Characteristics
Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Jimenez-Rodriguez may wear eyeglasses. Her ears are pierced and she has several moles on her face, including one on her right temple.

Find Missing Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez!
Circumstances

Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez was last seen in the 6900 block of Texarkana Street. This incident occurred in Houston, Texas on June 21, 2018. She dropped her four-year-old daughter off at the babysitter’s house next door. Then she went home to get her purse and gym bag. And she left again. Her brother watched her as she left the house to go to work.

She worked as a paralegal at Milledge Law Firm. She was usually at work by 8:00 A.M. or earlier, but she didn’t arrive by then. At 8:57 A.M., a coworker got a message from her phone that said, “Good morning I am running late stuck in traffic.” At 10:12 A.M., the coworker got another message saying, “Hey had to turn back around the nanny asked me to take [my daughter] because she’s not acting right.”

Jimenez-Rodriguez’s coworker repeatedly tried to call and text her back, but didn’t hear back until another text came at 6:18 p.m. The third and final message said, “Sorry I’m ok and [my daughter] is fine but this red truck with two white boys or Hispanics seem like they been following me call you from a safe place.”

Jimenez-Rodriguez has never been heard from again. The babysitter had not, in fact, contacted her after she left for work. And her coworker doesn’t believe the final message from her phone was actually written by her.

The last message was longer than Jimenez-Rodriguez’s texts usually were. While her texts were always a mix of Spanish and English words, the final message was not. The message also referred to her daughter by a nickname her mother never used. Jimenez-Rodriguez’s sister said she wouldn’t have texted anyone if she thought she was in danger, but would have called 911 or used her vehicle’s On-Star system instead.

The day after Jimenez-Rodriguez’s disappearance, her silver truck was found abandoned. It was parked about half a mile from her home, and not along the route she would have normally taken to work. The truck was locked and in good running condition and her gym bag was inside it, but her purse, keys and phone were missing.

Authorities are investigating Jimenez-Rodriguez’s case as a homicide. She’s described as intelligent, outgoing, responsible and a devoted mother, and it’s uncharacteristic of her to miss work or leave without warning. Her disappearance remains unsolved.

According to October 2019 press releases, police have charged Erik Arceneaux with the presumed murder of Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez. He is currently wanted in connection with her disappearance.

Find Missing Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez!

Find Missing Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez!
Appeal

Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez has been missing for over one year. Police have issued a warrant for a man in connection to her presumed murder. Tragically, her daughter presumably will never see her mom again, in this life.. Her other loved ones presumably will never see her again in this life, either. Only days ago have we learned that Erik Arceneaux is now wanted for Jimenez-Rodriguez’s presumed murder.

Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez? Do you have any information concerning Erik Arceneaux, believed to be involved in her disappearance?

If you have any information regarding this case, please contact the Houston Police Department Missing Persons Unit (Texas) at 1-832-394-1840 or 1-832- 394-1872. You may contact the Houston Police Department Patrol at 1-713-884-3131. You may contact the Texas EquuSearch at 1-281-309-9500 or info@TexasEquuSearch.org. You may contact the Texas Department of Public Safety, Missing Persons Clearinghouse at: 1-512-424-5074 or 1-800-346-3243.

NamUs Case Namber: MP50833
Agency Case Number: 791730-18
TES Number: 18-1901

A suspect is wanted in connection with Maria Jimenez-Rodriguez’s disappearance, according to this October 2019 article. Click here to learn more.
This article was published only days after this missing mom vanished. Click here to learn more.
This article was published days after this missing missing mom vanished. Click here to learn more.
This is a CRIME ONLINE piece about this missing mom. Click here to learn more.
This article was published after this missing mom reached her first annual missing date. Click here to learn more.
This is a WEBSLEUTHS page for this missing woman. Click here to learn more.
The above top image is courtesy of Texas EquuSearch. Click here to view it.
The above second image is courtesy of the Texas Department of Public Safety, Missing Persons Clearinghouse. Click here to view it.
Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.
The above information is found on Maria Elena Jimenez-Rodriguez’s Charley Project page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.

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