Search continues for missing Kyle man

The search for a missing Kyle man continues as authorities in both Hays and Caldwell counties are broadening their investigations. 

However, no new information has been released on the disappearance of Omar Maya-Rangel, 32, who was last seen leaving his Kyle home Dec. 28.

According to family, Rangel left his home in a silver Ford Expedition Dec. 28. The vehicle was later found Dec. 31 with all of his belongings in Caldwell County near the Blind Salamander RV Park along Old Bastrop Highway, according to a press release.

Rangel was not located after an initial search by authorities; family members filed a missing person’s report Dec. 31.

According to family members, Rangel has recently been experiencing mental health episodes and has lost a considerable amount of weight.

Rangel is described as standing at 5-feet, 9-inches tall and has black hair and brown eyes. It’s estimated Rangel currently weighs approximately 130 pounds. It is unknown at this time what clothes Rangel wore at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information on Rangel’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Hays County Sheriff’s Office at 512.393.7814 or email

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