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John Holguin Espinoza, 88, was found dead in his vehicle in a canal more than a year ago. John Galafate, 49, has been charged with his murder.

An 88-year-old Delano man has been missing since noon on Wednesday, according to police.

John Holguin Espinoza was last seen at his residence but was en route to the 1000 block of Dover Place, Delano Police said Thursday evening.

Espinoza is described as Hispanic, 5 feet 6 inches tall, 140 pounds, gray hair, brown eyes and wearing glasses. He has a skull and crossbones tattoo on his right shoulder.

Police said Espinoza was driving a gray 2013 Hyundai Sonata with California license plate 6YJC633.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Delano Police at 721-3377.

-- The Californian