‘We want you home’: B.C. brothers plead for information about their missing dad


Two brothers are determined for any details about their lacking father, who was final seen on Oct. 22.

Nelson and Donovan Mendez stated their dad, 51-year-old Mario Mendez Campos, left work that Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. within the 1200-block of Frances Road in Vancouver.

He has not been heard from since.

Nelson, 25, stated the final time he spoke to his dad was on Oct. 20 over the cellphone.

Mario Mendez Campos

Mario Mendez Campos was final seen leaving work on Oct. 22.

Burnaby RCMP

They reported him lacking on Oct. 28 as they thought he was busy at work and didn’t understand he had not spoken to anybody within the household throughout that point. It was then they grew to become suspicious and referred to as RCMP.

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“He was at a really completely happy time in his life. He was very completely happy that I had simply had a new child son, he was a grandpa. It was a really completely happy second in his life,” Nelson stated.

He added that his dad was not on any medicines and has no historical past of psychological sickness.

“He’s a really family-oriented man. He loves his household. He’s additionally very work-orientated, he’s very devoted to his profession. He’s additionally a home-body, he loves being at house, watching soccer.”

The remainder of the household is in El Salvador and Calgary.

“It’s very devastating to our household,” Nelson stated. “I can’t sleep. I can’t eat correctly. My dad raised me all my life and he means the world to me.”

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Youthful brother Donovan, solely 22 years previous, stated his dad is “an excellent individual.”

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Mario is described as 5’10”, 220 kilos, with black hair and brown eyes.

He additionally drives a white Jeep Patriot.

Jeep Patriot

Mario Mendez Campos drives a Jeep Patriot much like this one.

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“Dad, when you’re listening, we wish you house. We’re very involved and we love you numerous. We wish to see you,” Nelson stated.

The household is providing a reward of $5,000 for data on Mario’s whereabouts.

Police are asking anybody who might have seen Mario or have data on his whereabouts to name the Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999. In the event that they want to stay nameless, name Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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