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National City Police looking for Missing man: Melvin Ray Lachica

Posted at 4:41 PM, Sep 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-08 19:42:05-04

NATIONAL CITY, Calif., (KGTV) -- National City Police needs your help in locating a missing man.

35-year-old Melvin Ray Lachica was last seen at the Aloha Village Apartments on East 9th and Palm Avenue in National City on August 13, 2019.

The Marine Veteran is 5'6'' tall, about 170 lbs, and has a skin-colored old scar on his forehead. Lachica's family says he suffers from PTSD.

Family and fellow former Marines searched for Lachica in the Mission Trails area Saturday, hoping to locate him there. However, they did not find him.

Anyone with information is asked to call National City Police at 619-336-4411 or 619-336-4472.