Diana Belinda Alvarez
Diana, approximately 2016
Date reported missing : 05/29/2016
Missing location (approx) :
Fort Myers, Florida
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
Age at the time of disappearance: 9 years old
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Hispanic female.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Diana disappeared from her home in Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida on May 29, 2016. Authorities quickly identified Jorge Guerrero, a former roommate of Diana's family, as a suspect in her case. They found pornographic photos of Diana on his phone and he admitted having Gender : ually abused her while he lived with her family.
Guerrero was charged with possession of child pornography. In May 2017, nearly a year after Diana's disappearance and on the eve of her tenth birthday, he was found guilty of one count of possession of child pornography and one count of production of child pornography. He was sentenced to forty years in prison; the next day, he was charged with lewd or lascivious molestation of a victim less than 12 years of Age at the time of disappearance: and battery of a child. The victim was Diana.
In May 2018, a year after Guerrero was convicted of the child pornography charges, he was also charged with first-degree murder in Diana's case. In March 2020, her remains were found by surveyors in Yeehaw Junction, Florida. Guerrero is still awaiting trial for her murder.
Other information and links : ncy
Lee County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Fox 4 Now
The Indianapolis Star
The Democrat and Chronicle