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Help our family find Juan Carlos "Cookie" Hernandez. Last seen September 22nd, 2020 in South LA. 


UPDATE - 11/15/2020

It is with great sadness we share that Juan Hernandez's remains were found on November 15, 2020 by LAPD RHD, San Bernardino Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team, San Bernardino Sheriff's Homicide, and FBI personnel. 

LAPD Issued a release with further information:

"News Release: Juan Hernandez Missing Person Investigation

UPDATE - 10/17/2020

Join us for a peaceful rally to bring Juan home! ​We need to be heard!

When: Sunday, Oct 25, 2020 at 8:00am

Where: 200 N. Spring St, Los Angeles - in front of Los Angeles City Hall

Bring a banner/poster, a mask, and lots of energy!

For more information - follow us on Instagram & Facebook!

UPDATE - 10/13/2020

Donate to the REWARD FUND established Oct 13, 2020 by the Los Angeles City Council to encourage residents to provide information that will help authorities find Juan. 

For questions, you can reach the LA City Clerk's Office at (213) 978-1133.

As reported by:

Fox 11: "LA City Council votes to create reward fund for info on South LA missing man, 21"

NBC: "Reward to Be Offered After 21-Year-Old South LA Man Missing for Weeks"

To contribute, mail checks to the LA City Clerk's Office, addressed as:

Care of the Juan Carlos Hernandez Reward

200 N. Spring Street, City Hall

Los Angeles, CA 90012

About Juan

Juan Carlos "Cookie" Hernandez would have been celebrating his 22nd birthday with his family on October 15th, 2020. 


Resources for a Missing Loved One

As we continue to search for Juan, we have been fortunate enough to receive information, resources, and support from community members and city agencies. We have compiled all these resources for families in similar circumstances. 



Our search is powered by family, friends, and community members called to action. Will you help us bring Juan home? 

All the Latest Updates

We are grateful for the support from local news stations, newspapers, and online communities that continue to share Juan's story. All published articles and news clips are compiled in our "News/Media" section. 

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