Above: Ethan Hernandez in 2000 (left) and an age-progressed image to 16, circa 2014 (right)
Ethan James Hernandez
Last seen in Chicago, Illinois on July 16, 2000
Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on July 11, 1998. Black hair, black eyes. Last seen wearing a sleeveless red and black Chicago Bulls shirt. Was two at the time.
Circumstances: He was abducted by his non-custodial father, Jairo Hernandez. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. A felony warrant was issued for him on August 10, 2000. They may still be in Chicago, or may have traveled to New Jersey.
Above: Jairo Hernandez in 2000
Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on October 3, 1973. Black hair, brown eyes. He may use the alias first name "James." Was twenty-seven at the time.
If you have any information as to Ethan's whereabouts, please contact the Cicero Police Department at 708-652-2130. Any information received can be kept confidential.
Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Charley Project
The Doe Network
NamUs National Missing Persons Data System
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