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Case File 430DMTX

Right: Age Progressed by NCMEC to age 18 (circa 2009)

Justin Edward Kestel
Missing since June 21, 1992 from Lorena, McLennan County, Texas.
Classification: Family Abduction

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Kestel was last seen in Lorena, Texas on June 21, 1992.
Kestel was allegedly abducted by his noncustodial father, Daniel Lee Kestel. An FBI Unlawful Flight to Avoid Prosecution warrant was issued for the abductor on July 22, 1992.

Daniel Lee Kestel

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: April 25, 1957
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 35 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'6"-5'5" (165 cm); 130 lbs (59 kg).
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Brown hair; green eyes. Scar on left arm, about a quarter size near the wrist area. Wears glasses.
  • AKA: Kestel

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

Federal Bureau of Investigation - San Antonio, Texas
Federal Bureau of Investigation - Austin
Agent Christin Gravelle
Lorena (TX) Police Department

Agency Case Number: 92-060330

NCMEC #: NCMC769873

NCIC Number: M-574434472
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Texas Missing Persons Clearinghouse

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