A local man and beloved father and husband has been missing since September 2023. According to his family, Jose Luis Muro Del Real flew to Mexico to see his mother who was sick and never returned home. The family has reason to believe that he has been kidnapped – the FBI is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information leading to his recovery and/or the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person(s) responsible for his kidnapping. 

The following information has been shared on fbi.gov – 

Date(s) of Birth Used: April 10, 1977

Place of Birth: Colotlan, Jalisco, Mexico

Hair: Black

Eyes: Brown

Height: 5’7″

Weight: 199 pounds

Sex: Male

Race: White (Hispanic)

Languages: English, Spanish

Scars and Marks: Jose has three moles or beauty marks on the left side of his face underneath his eye that forms a triangle. He has a scar on his back, and a red burn mark on his right arm.

Reward: The FBI is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information leading to the recovery of Jose Luis Muro Del Real and/or the identification, arrest, and conviction of the person(s) responsible for his kidnapping.

Details: On September 16, 2023, Jose Luis Muro Del Real and his brother, Alvaro Muro Del Real, departed Colotlan, Jalisco, Mexico, between 1 and 2 a.m. en route to Zacatecas International Airport in order for Jose to board a 5:45 a.m. flight.  Jose did not board his flight, and both Alvaro and Jose have not been located since they departed Colotlan.

Submit a Tip: If you have any information concerning this case, please contact your local FBI office, the nearest American Embassy or Consulate, or you can submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov.

Field Office: Indianapolis

His wife, Mayra A. Morales, and daughter Alejandra Diaz have asked for prayers for his safe return.

Photo Provide: Jose Luis Muro Del Real with daughter Alejandra Diaz. 

Article provided by Jamie Fleury, Editor – Culver Citizen, Staff Writer – Pilot News Group