Anabell Luvaul Juarez
Anabell, approximately 1997
Date reported missing : 01/27/1997
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 06/21/1967 (54)
Age at the time of disappearance: 29 years old
Height / Weight : 5'1, 105 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A western-style white shirt, jeans and gray boots.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Brown hair; brown eyes. Anabell has pierced ears. She has an appendectomy scar on her abdomen. Some Age at the time of disappearance: ncies may spell her first name "Ana Bell."
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Anabell resided in Odessa, Texas in 1997 with her husband, Oscar, and their two children. She was last seen during the morning of January 27, 1997.
Oscar told authorities that Anabell was pregnant by another man and planned to have an abortion in Ojinaga, Mexico during the day. He said that she entered a white pickup truck with an unidentified woman and never returned home. Anabell has never been heard from again.
Anabell's mother reported her as a missing person to authorities in mid-April 1997, nearly three months after she vanished. Oscar reportedly moved out of their residence in Odessa. Anabell's mother stated that her daughter kept in constant contact with loved ones.
Her loved ones said that is uncharacteristic of Anabell to leave without warning, and they do not believe she traveled to Mexico to have an abortion. Anabell's family stated that Oscar was abusive towards her, but he denies this and says he has no idea what caused his wife's disappearance.
Investigators believe Anabell may have been taken against her will by person(s) unknown. There have been no arrests in connection with her disappearance, but foul play is suspected in her case.
Other information and links : ncy
Odessa Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
Texas Department of Public Safety
The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
The San Antonio Express-News
North American Missing Persons Network
The Odessa American
October 12, 2004. March 29, 2006; Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
Interactive Missing Person Search Map