David Marchan

David Marchan (Courtesy photo Alis Vides)

David Marchan

Missing Person

Age at Report: 18
Date of Birth: November 11, 1982
Weight: 180 lbs.
Height: 5’05” – 5’06”
Race: Hispanic/American
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Brown
Sex: Male
Missing From: Des Moines, IA
Polk County
Missing Since: January 1, 2001


david-marchan-twitter-photoCourtesy photo Twitter
David Marchan’s younger brother set up a Twitter account in hopes of generating information about his missing brother. Click the image to visit the Twitter page.

David Marchan was reported missing to the Des Moines Police Department in Des Moines on January 1, 2001. He usually wears Docker-type pants and button-down collared shirts. His left ear is pierced.

He has tattoos on his chest (hands), and the words “En memoria de mi jefecito” and the word “dice.”

David’s disappearance has also been listed with the California Department of Justice, Missing and Unidentified Persons Unit. (Their case number is 0716023.)

According to a Twitter account set up for Marchan by his younger brother, Marchan fled to Los Angeles, California because he was a witness to a murder and felt he was next.

David Marchan was born in Chicago on November 11, 1982, raised in Los Angeles, and had lived in Iowa before returning to L.A.

Information Needed

If you have any information on the whereabouts of David Marchan, please contact the Des Moines Police Department at (515) 283-4800 or the California Dept. of Justice at (916) 227-3290.



7 Responses to David Marchan

  1. Kasandra Elizabeth Ortiz says:

    I might be his daughter so if y’all find him please make him contact me 651-463-2190 is the landline

  2. doofy says:

    he is probably in Mexico

  3. Kaylara says:

    David has been entered into Namus: https://www.namus.gov/MissingPersons/Case#/54906
    And his sister has a twitter account that she’s using to help look for him: https://www.namus.gov/MissingPersons/Case#/54906

    • Patrick Kerrigan says:

      I wonder where the murder he witnessed took place. He has connections to Chicago, Des Moines and now Los Angeles. He most likely would be using an alias to better not be tracked online.

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