Inocente “Shawn” Richmond Yanez, 26 years old, was last seen at the home he shared with his mother in the 500 block of May Avenue in Tahlequah, Oklahoma on January 5th, 1999.

His mom came home from her night shift to find the light and tv on but Inocente was nowhere to be found. He left his coat, cigarettes and all his personal belongings in the house.

Several relatives mentioned that he said a friend planned to give him a ride somewhere that day but there were no other specifics mentioned. Please contact us or Tahlequah PD if you have additional details about the cirumstances of his disappearance or any details about the day he disappeared.

Inocente is 6’2, 180 lbs, with light brown hair and brown eyes. He is Hispanic and Native American but his community is uknown to us. He has surgical scars on both wrists and a speech impediment. His nickname is Shawn and that is the name people most knew him by.

Inocente left behind 1 child who was raised by his mother. It’s not believed he left willingly and his family and his children believe he wouldn’t abandon them.

Please call the Tahlequah Police Department with any information on Inocente at 918.456.8801.

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