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GM of Javier’s Mexican Restaurant in Dallas is Missing

Just found this item posted on The Advocate’s Lakewood blog:
Jose “Pepe” Ayala, an East Dallas resident and the general manager of Javier’s has disappeared. The family has hired a private investigator. Here’s the whole story. If you any information, contact Gomez Detective Agency. 214-823-5600.

  • Maria Samano

    To your readers, please note typo, the Detective working this case is Daniel Gomez of Gomez Detective Agency.
    Not GOMEX

  • s

    I hope the man is found safe; but this could get interesting…

  • Will

    Pepe is a wonderful man. We are hoping and praying for his being found safe and sound.

  • Brandy

    We are praying for his safety and speedy return. We love Pepe! Such a sweetheart. Our hearts go out to his family!!!

  • Alison

    We all love Pepe dearly. Please let us know how we can help in the search. In the meantime, he and his family are in our prayers!!!

  • Carmen Ayala-Heritage

    It’s nice to see the responses we have gotten and how many people are willing to help find my dad. Just continue to post the story on your social networks and help circulate the emails, contact Det. Gomez w/ any information you may have…and most of all Pray for the best. I LOVE YOU DAD!!!

  • Kim

    Prayers are with the AYALA family and the staff at Javiers. All our best to the Gomez Agency in their search for Pepe.

  • hmmm

    If he took his medication that means he was planning to leavin. For point.
    Two posibilities:
    1. He is somewhere and doesn’t want to be found.
    2. Worse case, he attempted against his life by overdosing himself.
    If the that is the case, then the police needs to look at the sorrounding area where he went, since he didn’t go in his car.
    AT STRANGER POSIBILITY would would that someone made him do that and he was forced to do it without being able to notify his love ones (excluding his wife) There have been cases where wife and husband are in agreement to do that for life insurance.

  • Mike

    You’re stupid hmmm. Bad grammar combined with moronic ideas. You’re stupid.

  • hmmm

    Correcting typos: If he took his medication that means he was planning to leave. First point.
    Two posibilities:
    1. He is somewhere and doesn’t want to be found.
    2. Worse case, he attempted against his life by overdosing himself.
    If that is the case, then the police needs to look at the sorrounding area where he went, since he didn’t go in his car.
    A STRANGER POSIBILITY would would be that someone made him do that and he was forced to do it without being able to notify his loved ones (excluding his wife) There have been cases where wife and husband are in agreement to do that for life insurance.
    summarizing:
    1. He just wanted to leave
    2. He preplanned his suicide
    3. A stranger forced him to leave the house
    4. Both, he and his wife planned this disappearance.

  • Brandy

    @hmmm…. what are you… the John Madden of missing persons?

    If you don’t know Pepe or his family and what they are going through, then it might be best to keep your points to yourself.

  • Carmen Ayala-Heritage

    @hmmmm, clearly you are ignorant and have no compassion for the people involved. This is my father you are talking about. You need to read the story before you comment, because A: he doesn’t have his meds, B: you don’t know him to even pass judgment!! But if I were you I’d be super careful, because you might overdose on your own stupidity.

  • Suz

    We are praying for Pepe and his entire family. For so many years his sweet smile and laughter greeted me and friends as we would go to dine at the restuarnat bi-weekly. Pepe is truly a treasure and a gift from God – his love for people was so evident! We are praying for God’s hand of mercy and protection now and that he will come home safe and sound!

  • Mike

    Amen Carmen. Im a big fan of your dad and I hope all is well. hmmmm is just plain stupid.

  • Amy

    We are praying for Pepe and his safe return! He is such a warm and wonderful person. Whenever my husband and I go for dinner and/or drinks at Javiers, he always is so welcoming and will always stop to chat, even on an extremely busy night. Come home soon Pepe!

  • Adda

    I have to agree with Carmen, Hmmmm aka Stupid needs to get the facts before making ignorant remarks

  • LeighAnn

    @ Hmmm I think it is very sad when a holes such as yourself hide behind screen names. Be a big boy and put your real name on here. Inquiring minds want to know who this man who knows ooohhh so very much really is. You are a insensitive jerk! If this were anyone in your family or someone you knew would you put the same things on a website? You should be ashamed of yourself!

  • Margaret

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    He is a sweet and caring man.

  • Elvira G. Kaiser

    It saddens me to hear such horrible news. I am praying for Pepe and his family. He is a fabulous person. Please let me know how I can help.

  • Pamela Pressley

    Carmen…I am just learning of Pepe’s disappearance last night and I am devastated. I have known your father for 32 years…we worked together at Recipes when we were much younger…and as we liked to joke with each other…much thinner. Although, I don’t speak with him often…I have been seeing him at Javier’s through all this years and have considered him the friend that has known me longer than anyone else. I love him dearly and hope that somehow, somewhere he is safe. He is a sweet and loving man. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to help you and your family.

  • s

    is there any sort of update on this story?

  • Mauro G

    Pepe it’s on my daily prayers I’m sure God will keeping safe! and I hope he is OK and that everything will be fine. Pepe it’s a great man!

  • IDALIA C.

    as others, i just found out about Pepe’s disapperance; very tragic, and he would not have done it on his own will. His job was the most important thing in his life. We were have been good friends for OVER 20 YEARS. Where was his wife and her children or grandchildren while this was going on? did they have any issues? but i am sure the investigator is covering those issues. my prayers are with Pepe and Carmen. God works in misterious ways; he could have had amnesia and his medical issue could be taken care of. let;s hope that is the case. God does not leave us Let me know if there is anything i can do. thanks,

  • JC

    Any news on Pepe?? It is May 14th and I can’t find anything….thanks

  • concerned

    I just found out yesterday. is there an update?has he been found?