Derrick James Tenorio
Tenorio, approximate photo date 2011
Missing since: 08/05/2011
Type of missing case: Endangered Missing
Age at time of disappearance: 21 years old
Height / Weight: 5'7, 170 - 190 pounds
Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A long-sleeved red t-shirt, black Dickie's pants and tan steel-toed lace-up Brahma work boots.
Other characteristics: Native American male. Dark brown hair. Tenorio has the word "KAOS" tattooed across his left knuckles. His hair was shaved short at the time of his disappearance. He is of Navajo descent.
Details at time of disappearance: Tenorio was last seen in the Steamboat Standing Rock area of Steamboat, Arizona between 11:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m. on August 5, 2011. He was walking towards Steamboat Hill to visit his girlfriend, but never arrived. He has never been heard from again.
Tenorio's family stated he wasn't affiliated with a gang at the time of his disappearance. He left behind two toddler children, and his girlfriend was pregnant with another when he disappeared. His family believes he met without foul play they have heard he was badly beaten on the night he went missing. His case remains unsolved.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Navajo Nation Police Department
Other information: Missing Persons of the 21 Pueblos
Facebook Page for Derrick Tenorio
The Navajo Times
Missing in Arizona
Psychic detective links:
Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated January 9, 2020 picture added.