Above: Alex Lee in 2009 (left) and an age-progresesd image to 10, circa 2015 (right)
Above: Andrew Lee in 2009 (left) and an age-progresesd image to 12, circa 2015 (right)
Alex Jiho and Andrew Jisoo Lee
Last seen in Corvallis, Oregon on November 7, 2009
Vital statistics: Alex is an asian male. He was born on July 12, 2005. Black hair, black eyes. He has a birthmark on his waist. His nickname is "Jihoo." Was four at the time. Andrew is an asian male. He was born on August 26, 2003. Black hair, black eyes. His nickname is "Jisoo." Last seen wearing a blue striped shirt. Was six at the time. Both children speak English and Korean.
Circumstances: They were abducted by their non-custodial father, Shiwoo Lee. He is an asian (Korean) male; photos and other vital statistics for him are not available. Their mother, Hee Son, had divorced him in 2008; they married in an arranged marriage in 2002 in South Korea. He took them on November 7 for an overnight visit and called Son to say they were in South Korea and would not be returning. He had previously attempted to abduct the boys in April of 2008, but was stopped when bystanders called the police. Son was granted sole custody of her children on November 9, and a court order was issued for Lee to return the boys. They are still believed to be in South Korea.
If you have any information as to the Lee childrens' whereabouts, please contact the Corvallis Police Department at 541-766-6924. 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 Charley Project
Oregon Missing Persons Clearinghouse
NamUs National Missing Persons Data System
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