The Doe Network:
Case File 1021DFTX

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Maria Guadalupe Barrientos
Missing since June 6, 1994 from Sugarland, Fort Bend County, Texas.
Classification: Endangered Missing


Vital Statistics


Circumstances of Disappearance
Barrientos was last seen in Sugarland, Texas on June 6, 1994.

Barrientos's daughter reported her mother as a missing person on June 11.
Barrientos's vehicle was discovered in Houston, Texas on June 30, 1994. Her purse, wallet and keys were discovered inside the car. Traces of blood were discovered at her home.
In January 2003, Barrientos's daughter, Brenda Vanessa Treks, and son-in-law, Frank Jose Trejos confessed to having murdered Barrientos and dumping her body in a field in north Fort Bend County. The motive for the murder is unknown, but the Trejos' were living with Barrientos at the time of her disappearance and she was planning to ask them to leave.

Frank Jose Trejos was found guilty in 2005 and sentenced to 45 years in prison for the murder of Barrientos. Her body has not been located.


Investigators
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Sugar Land Police Department
281-275-2525
Or
Texas Department Of Public Safety
800-346-3243

NCIC Number: M-611057215
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
Texas Department Of Public Safety
The Houston Chronicle
ABC 13 - KTRK TV 2/3/05


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