Archive for Cold Cases

Lorena Contreras and Ashley Dominguez missing four years

Today is the fourth anniversary of the disappearance of Lorena Contreras and Ashley Dominguez. They were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Juana Contreras, from Los Angeles, California. They may have traveled to Mexico.

Lorena Contreras

Lorena Contreras age-progression

Ashley Dominguez

Ashley Dominguez age-progression

Above are pictures of Lorena and Ashley in 2014 and age-progressed images to five years for Lorena and ten years for Ashley. If you have any information as to their whereabouts please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the Los Angeles Police Department at 877-275-5273.

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Amena El-Sayed missing twelve years

Today is the twelfth anniversary of the disappearance of Amena Mohammed El-Sayed. She was abducted by her non-custodial father, Mohammed El Sayed, from South Orange, New Jersey. They may be in Egypt or Saudi Arabia.

Amena El-Sayed

Amena El-Sayed age-progression

Mohammed El-Sayed

Above are pictures of Amena and her father in 2006, and an age-progressed image of Amena to fourteen years. If you have any information as to her whereabouts please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the South Orange Police Department at 973-763-3000.

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Alejandra, Monserrat, and Wesley Rivera-Romero missing thirteen years

Today is the thirteenth anniversary of the disappearance of Alejandra, Monserrat, and Wesley Rivera-Romero. They were abducted by their non-custodial father, Alejandro Rivera Avina, from Oxnard, California. They are believed to be in Mexico.

Alejandra Rivera-Romero

Alejandra Rivera-Romero age-progression

Monserrat Rivera-Romero

Monserrat Rivera-Romero age-progression

Wesley Rivera-Romero

Wesley Rivera-Romero age-progression

Alejandro Rivera Avina

Above are pictures of Alejandra, Monserrat, Wesley, and their father in 2005 and age-progressed images to eighteen years for Alejandra, thirteen years for Monserrat, and fifteen years for Wesley. If you have any information as to their whereabouts please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office at 805-662-1755.

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Jose and Benito Velasquez missing nineteen years

Today is the nineteenth anniversary of the disappearance of Jose Moises and Benito Ricardo Velasquez. They were last seen at home in Calexico, California.

Jose Velasquez

Benito Velasquez

Above are pictures of Jose and Benito. If you can, please go to the link above and print out their poster. If you have any information as to their whereabouts, please contact the Calexico Police Department at 760-768-2140.

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Jennifer Long missing twenty years

Today is the twentieth anniversary of the disappearance of Jennifer Long. She was abducted from Kansas City, Missouri by a man who was later convicted of her murder, but her remains have not been found.

Jennifer Long

Above is a picture of Jennifer. Unfortunately, her case has been closed, although she remains missing. If you have any information as to her whereabouts, please e-mail For the Lost from our site or contact the Kansas City Police Department at 816-234-5000. If you can, please contact the Kansas City Police Department and ask them to re-open Jennifer’s case.

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Howard Newell missing sixty-three years

Today is the sixty-third anniversary of the disappearance of Howard Newell. He was last seen walking home from a woodlot where members of his family were cutting firewood in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Howard Newell

Above is a picture of Howard. If you can, please go to the link above and print out his poster. If you have any information as to his whereabouts please contact the Yarmouth Rural RCMP at 902-742-9106.

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Jeffery Murray missing thirty-two years

Today is the thirty-second anniversary of the disappearance of Jeffery Gordon Murray. He was last seen being dropped off by his father for a morning hockey game at his school in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Jeffery Murray

Above is a picture of Jeffery. If you can, please go to the link above and print out his poster. If you have any information as to his whereabouts please contact the Halifax Regional Police Service at 902-490-5333.

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Mohamed-Ali Jaafar missing twelve years

Today is the twelfth anniversary of the disappearance of Mohamed-Ali Hilal Jaafar. He was abducted by his non-custodial father, Hilal Hasan Ali Jaafar, from Toledo, Ohio. They are believed to be in Muscat, Oman in Al-Khouair.

Mohamed-Ali Jaafar

Mohamed-Ali Jaafar after his abduction

Mohamed-Ali Jaafar age-progression

Hilal Jaafar

Above are pictures of Mohamed-Ali and his father in 2006, another picture of Mohamed-Ali taken after his abduction, and an age-progressed image to seven years. Help bring him home to his mother – if you have any information as to his whereabouts, please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 216-522-1400.

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Jesse Kaslov missing twenty years

Today is the twentieth anniversary of the disapperance of Jesse Robert Kaslov. He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Christina Mitchell, from South River, New Jersey.

Jesse Kaslov

Jesse Kaslov age-progression

Christina Mitchell

Above are pictures of Jesse and his mother in 1998, and an age-progressed image of Jesse to eighteen years. Help bring him home to his father – if you have any information as to his whereabouts, please contact either the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST or the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-745-3300.

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Lawrence Goodman missing thirty-nine years

Today is the thirty-ninth anniversary of the disappearance of Lawrence Jon Goodman. He was last seen in Park Ridge, New Jersey.

Lawrence Goodman

Above is a picture of Lawrence. If you can, please go to the link above and print out his poster. If you have any information as to his whereabouts please contact the Park Ridge Police Department at 201-391-5401.

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