Above: Diona Peterson in 2005 (left) and an age-progressed image to 14, circa 2015 (right)
Diona Maria Peterson
Last seen in Santa Ana, California on October 4, 2005
Vital statistics: Biracial (asian/white) female. Born on August 27, 2001. Light brown hair, hazel eyes. She may use the last name "Mochizuki." She speaks English and Japanese. Was four at the time.
Circumstances: She was abducted by her non-custodial mother, Mika Mochizuki. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. A FBI warrant for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution was issued for her on January 5, 2007. They are believed to be in Japan.
Above: Mika Mochizuki in 2005
Vital statistics: Asian (Japanese) female. Born on June 19, 1973. Brown hair, brown eyes. She may use the last name "Peterson." She speaks English and Japanese. Was thirty-two at the time.
If you have any information as to Diona's whereabouts, please contact the Orange County Sheriff's Office at 714-647-7000. Any information received can be kept confidential.
Information used to compile this casefile came from the following resources:
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Doe Network
The Charley Project
Orange County District Attorney
NamUs National Missing Persons Data System
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