Guerrero, approximately 1987; Jeffrey Dahmer, approximately 1991
Date reported missing : 03/24/1988
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
Age at the time of disappearance: 21 years old
Height / Weight : 5'6, 120 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Hispanic male. Brown hair, brown eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Guerrero was last seen leaving his family's residence in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on March 24, 1988. He was on his way to a friend's house, but never arrived. He was carrying no identification and only $3 in cash at the time of his disappearance.
Authorities believe that Guerrero met serial murderer Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer sometime during the evening and returned to Dahmer's residence in West Allis, Wisconsin with him. A photo of Dahmer is posted with this case summary. Guerrero may have agreed to pose for photos for Dahmer during the evening as a way to earn additional money.
Dahmer was arrested for numerous murders of young men in Wisconsin in 1991. He told authorities that Guerrero was one of his victims. Investigators believe his remains were destroyed by Dahmer. Among the other missing men presumed to be victims of Dahmer: Steven Tuomi; Edward Smith; and David Thomas.
Dahmer was sentenced to life in prison for Guerrero's murder and other deaths in the early 1990s. He was killed in prison by a fellow inmate in 1994.
Other information and links : ncy
Milwaukee Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
The Associated Press
Tribute To The Victims Of Jeffrey Dahmer
JadedFreak's Midnight Zone
The Crime Library
Dahmer, Kannibalen fra Milwaukee
The Doe Network
October 12, 2004. October 16, 2008; Height / Weight : added, Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: and Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
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