FBI Salt Lake City
Press Office
July 9, 2024

FBI Seeks Public’s Help in Locating Missing Utah Teen in Mexico

July 13, 2024, update: 

Elizabeth Gonzalez and her cousins, Sofia Mailen Moreno Zamora and Regina Moreno Zamora, have been found safe.

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on July 12, 2024, Mexican authorities found the three girls with Antonio Moreno in Veracruz, Mexico.

A federal arrest warrant has been issued for Moreno on charges related to Elizabeth’s disappearance to include kidnapping.

Full press release

SALT LAKE CITY, UT—The FBI Salt Lake City Field Office is seeking information from the public about a 14-year-old girl who was last seen on June 30, 2024, in Mexico City, Mexico.

Elizabeth “Ely” Gonzalez, who is from Ogden, Utah, was visiting family in Mexico City when she disappeared.

She was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a black hoodie, and black and white Vans.

Although her whereabouts are unknown, investigators believe she is still in Mexico.

The public is urged to call the FBI Salt Lake City Division at (801) 579-1400 with any information. Tips can also be submitted online at https://tips.fbi.gov.

Photos of Elizabeth can be found here: Elizabeth Gonzalez (fbi.gov)