Portugal RUI MANUEL PEREIRA: Missing from Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal - 2 March 1999 - Age 13

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Rui Pereira's parents keep hope
02 March 2009 at 00:09

Rui Pereira disappeared from Famalicão ten years ago this Monday. Without new data, the case was transferred from the Judiciary Police to the Public Prosecutor's Office about a month ago.

Only parents have hope. "The case regarding the disappearance of Rui Manuel Correia Pereira is no longer in the Judiciary Police of the Northern Directorate and has been transferred to the Public Ministry of Vila Nova de Famalicão," a source from the Porto PJ told Lusa. The next step will be archiving.

Rui Pereira disappeared while playing in the Parque de Sinçães, next to the neighborhood where he lived. "We never changed the phone, nor the house because, one day, when Rui can call or return, we want him to find us at the place where he left us". The hope that resists is from Laurinda Meira, Rui Pereira's mother.

The young man's family, now 24, lives "suspended" waiting for any indication of his whereabouts. The same is true of police searches. "Only if new leads emerge does the process return to the PJ", said the same source.

"There are people who say they saw him in Switzerland, but we haven't had any information about PJ for three years." Laurinda Meira is speaking again, who "manages" her son's absence in solitude, in the long periods of time without her husband, who had emigrated to France for many years.

The investigation has always fought against the lack of clues. The only facts in the file refer only to the fact that, on the afternoon of March 2, 1999, Rui was playing with a friend in the park when he was called by the driver of a car, where he entered.
 

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Case of a boy who disappeared 10 years ago in Famalicão goes to the Public Prosecutor's Office
3, Mar 2009 | Ano 2009

Rui Pereira disappeared from Famalicão on Monday ten years ago. Without new data, the case was transferred from the Judicial Police to the Public Prosecutor's Office about a month ago. Only the parents still have hope.

"The lawsuit concerning the disappearance of Rui Manuel Correia Pereira is no longer in the Northern Board Judicial Police and has been transferred to the Public Prosecutor's Office of Vila Nova de Famalicão," the source of the Judicial Police (PJ) in Porto told Lusa. The next step will be archiving.

Rui Pereira disappeared ten years ago, on March 2, 1999, when he played in Sinças Park, near the neighborhood where he lived.

"We have never changed phones or homes, because one day when Rui can call or come back, we want him to meet us where he left us." The hope that resists is Laurinda Meira, the mother of Rui Pereira.

The 24-year-old's family lives "suspended" waiting for any clue as to his whereabouts. The same goes for police searches.

"Only if new clues arise is that the case returns to the Judiciary Police," said PJ source.

"Nobody gives up on Rui and we all think he's stuck or drugged anywhere and one day he's going to go home," says his mother, who just wants to have faith in the clues that seem to come up from time to time. Very often.

"There are people who say they saw him in Switzerland, but for three years we have not had any information from PJ." Laurinda Meira is once again speaking, who "generates" in solitude the absence of her son, in the long intervals of time without her husband, emigrated in France goes for many years.

"I speak with his photograph every night, the whole family walks with his photograph in his wallet and I guarantee that if I saw him now, even ten years later, I recognized him," he said.

The investigation into the disappearance of the child has always fought against the lack of clues, says Lusa source PJ.

The only facts set out in the file merely state that on the afternoon of 2 March Rui played with a friend in the park when he was called by the driver of a car. "My son went to talk to the man, got in the car and we never knew anything about him again," her mother recalled.

Laurinda's faith in finding the son seems to have no end. However, he assured Lusa that the greatest support he received was Filomena Teixeira, the mother of Rui Pedro, the boy from Lousada who disappeared a year and a day before Rui Pereira.

"It's all very strange, the two boys have the same name, lived in lands close to each other and disappeared within a year," says the mother of the youth of Famalicão.

Rui Pedro Teixeira Mendonça was the first media case of the disappearance of a child in Portugal. He disappeared on March 4, 1998 when he rode a bicycle and was never seen again.

The mother never gave up looking for her son: she appealed to several authorities, created the site www.ruipedro.net and founded the Portuguese Association of Missing Children. Eleven years after the death of Rui Pedro, Filomena is hospitalized in a hospital in Oporto.

"Someone, somewhere in the world, knows what happened and where my son is and I believe the truth will be known," hopes Laurinda Meira.
 
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PJ Ends Investigation: Rui Pereira Vanished Ten years ago
by Joana Morais 11 years ago

Case to be Archived: The Investigation to the the disappearance of Rui Pereira. Without new data, the case was transferred a month ago from the Judiciary Police to the Public Ministry and could be archived soon. Now, only the parents have hope that the young man might appear.

Rui Pereira, at the time 13 years old, disappeared from Vila Nova de Famalicão. His parents still have the 'flame of hope' well lit: "He did not die, he was kidnapped!". The images bellow show Rui's face evolution from when he was 13 years up to 21 years old, a work elaborated with computer technology, published in the 24 horas newspaper of 22/11/07.

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Rui Pereira vanished ten years ago, on the 2nd of March 1999, when he played in the Sinçães Park, near the neighbourhood where he lived. "The process of the investigation to Rui Manuel Correia Pereira disappearance is no longer in the PJ and was transferred to the Public Ministry of Famalicão", a PJ source told Lusa News Agency. The next step is the archival.



"We never changed the phone number, or moved away because one day, when Rui can call or come back, we want him to find us in the same place where we left us." The hope that resists is of Laurinda Meira, the mother of Rui Pereira. The family of the young man, now with 24 years old, lives 'suspended' waiting for any clue on his whereabouts. The same applies to police searches.
 

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Rui Pereira disappeared ten years ago
Ten years ago today, Rui Pereira disappeared from Famalicão, when he was thirteen. Without new data, the case was transferred from the Judiciary Police to the Public Prosecutor's Office about a month ago and may even be closed soon. Now, only the parents hope that the young man will appear.

The young man's family, now 23, lives "suspended" waiting for any indication of his whereabouts. The same is true of police searches. Rui Manuel Correia Pereira disappeared on March 2, 1999, while playing in Parque de Sinçães, near the neighborhood where he lived. "Nobody gives up on Rui and we all believe that he is arrested or drugged anywhere and that one day he will return home," said his mother, Laurinda Meira.

The day after tomorrow, another disappearance turns eleven - the young Rui Pedro Teixeira Mendonça, then 11, disappeared from Lousada, in Porto. This was the first media case of the disappearance of a child in Portugal, on 4 March 1998.
 

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Rui Manuel CORREIA PEREIRA
  • Date of birth: 09/25/1985
  • Gender: male
  • Nationality: PT
  • Missing since: 02.03.1999, at the age of 13
  • Land of Disappearance: Portugal
  • City of Disappearance: Villa Nova de Famalicão

Personal description :
  • Height: 155 cm
  • Hair: : black / blacks
  • Eye color: dark brown / brown foncé:
  • Especially :
  • Has a small scar towards the left eye, another between the upper lip and the right nostril, large birthmark on the back /
  • Has a little scar near the left eye,another one above the upper lipp (rights), untainted on the back.
  • Circumstances :
    • Last seen end of the year 2002 in CH-Lugano, in the company of two italian men
    • Rui Manuel was last seen in CH-Lugano (Ticino / Ticino), with two Italian men.
Competent authorities:
  • Police Police Judiciary Directorate of Porto + 351 225 070 800
  • E-mail: directoria.porto@pj.pt
  • Police (00 351) 213 574 566 International
  • Crimestoppers 00 44 18 83 73 13 36.
  • His file was transmitted in 2009 to the Ministério Público de Famalicão, pending classification
 

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- On March 2, 1999, Rui Manuel Correia Pereira disappeared close to home, in Vila Nova de Famalicão. He was 14 years old. He was reportedly seen in 2002 in the company of two Italian men in Lugano, Switzerland.
 

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Rui Manuel Pereira

Rui Pereira disappeared from Famalicão in 1999 - exactly one year after Rui Pedro's disappearance, in Lousada - while playing in the Parque de Sinçães, next to the neighborhood where he lived.

The investigation has always fought against the lack of clues. The only facts in the file refer only to the fact that, on the afternoon of March 2, 1999, Rui was playing with a friend in the park when he was called by the driver of a car, where he entered.

Rui's photograph is no longer on the PJ website, which closed the case in 2007.
 

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