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Above: Jahi Turner in 2002 (left) and an age-progressed image to 15, circa 2015 (right)

Jahi Marques Turner

Last seen in San Diego, California on April 25, 2002

Vital statistics: Black male. Born on February 10, 2000. Black hair; brown eyes. He is ambidextrous, has a light complexion and suffers from eczema in the creases of his body. Last seen wearing a long-sleeved blue shirt imprinted with images of Winnie The Pooh and Tigger, blue nylon cargo pants with an orange drawstring and gray Air Jordan shoes. Was two when last seen.

Circumstances: He was last seen in Balboa Park in the Golden Hill area near 28th Street and Cedar Street. His stepfather, Tieray Dewayne Jones, said that he left him near the sandbox while he purchased a soda from a nearby vending machine. Tieray stated that a woman and two children were near the area at the time. When he got back, Jahi had vanished. The woman has been identified; she provided unspecified information relating to Turner's case. Some believe that Jahi was murdered by his stepfather or otherwise accidentally killed due to diary entries Tieray had written at the time. No evidence has been unearthed that Jahi met with foul play, however. His stepfather is currently imprisoned on an unrelated drug charge. Classified as a Non-Family Abduction.

Reason for inclusion: Jahi's case was closed in January 2004 for unknown reasons. He remains missing. It was opened again several years later, but he remains here as our inspiration.

Contact info: FBI San Diego at 858-565-1255

Above: Amy Cruz in 2002

Above: Joshua Cruz in 2002

Amy Jennis and Joshua Cruz

Last seen in Jersey City, New Jersey on October 10, 2002

Vital statistics: Amy is a hispanic female. She was born on February 19, 1998. Blond hair, blue eyes. Was four at the time. Joshua is hispanic male. He was born on April 13, 2000. Blond hair, green eyes. Was two at the time.

Circumstances: They were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Jessica Gomez. A photo for her is not available, but she is a hispanic female who was born on October 15, 1973; she was twenty-eight at the time. She has brown hair and green eyes, wears glasses and has a birthmark on her right eye. A felony warrant was issued for her on December 29, 2003; it is unknown if the warrant is still active. They may be in the Corzal, Puerto Rico area. Classified as a Family Abduction.

Reason for inclusion: The Cruz childrens' case has been closed for unknown reasons.

Contact info: Hudson County Sheriff's Office at 201-915-1300

Above: Ximena Delgadillo-Avila in 2009

Ximena Delgadillo-Avila

Last seen in Chilton, Wisconsin on November 25, 2009

Vital statistics: Hispanic female. Born on June 20, 2006. Black hair, brown eyes.Was three at the time.

Circumstances: She was abducted by her non-custodial father. Photos and vital statistics for him are not available. Her mother has applied for her return under the Hague Treaty. Classified as a Family Abduction.

Reason for inclusion: Ximena's case was closed in 2011.

Contact info: Chilton Police Department at 920-849-4855

Above: Jennifer Long in 1998

Jennifer Long

Last seen in Kansas City, Missouri on January 22, 1998

Vital statistics: White female. Born on December 22, 1981. Brown hair, blue eyes. She has a chicken pox scar on her right cheek. Last seen wearing a white t-shirt, a green and black jacket, jeans and sneakers. Was sixteen at the time.

Circumstances: She was last seen at East High School, where she was a sophmore. She attended her first two classes, but left because of a fight between her and other students. She then went to a nearby grocery store, where she met Wesley Ira Purkey, a local handyman. She got into his white 1989 Ford pickup truck and has never been heard from again. She was initially believed to have left of her own accord, but eventually that theory was discarded. Purkey confessed to Long's murder while he was in prison for murdering an elderly woman. He has a long criminal record and was addicted to alcohol and drugs in 1998. He stated he took Long to Lansing, Kansas, raped her and stabbed her to death, and then dismembered her and burned her remains. He was charged with her death in 2001 and was convicted in 2003 and then sentenced to death. Classified as a Non-Family Abduction.

Reason for inclusion: Long's remains were mistakenly reported as found in 2004, but that was false. Her case is now closed and she remains missing.

Contact info: Kansas City Police Department at 816-234-5000

Above: Irma Luna in 1993 (left) and an age-progressed image to 22, circa 2003 (right)

Irma Luna

Last seen in Medina, New York on October 21, 1993

Vital statistics: Hispanic female. Born on November 30, 1980. Black hair, brown eyes. She has a scar on her knee. Was twelve at the time.

Circumstances: She was abducted on her way home from school by Andres Escobar. A photo and vital statistics are posted below. He initially abducted Luna from her family's former residence in North Carolina in April 1993, six months prior to her last abduction. He was apprehended and charged with kidnapping. He stated that he would abduct her again and would not return her until she had three children by him. A friend of Luna's family received a phone call from the child several weeks after her October 1993 abduction. Luna apparently told the friend that she was with Escobar, but the call ended abruptly and she has never been heard from again. An FBI warrant for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution was issued for him on November 5, 1993. They may be traveling in a black pickup truck with Georgia license plates or a white 1989 Ford Mustang with a dent on the driver's side door. Classified as a Non-Family Abduction.

Above: Andres Escobar in 1993

Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on May 1, 1957. Black hair, brown eyes. He also be using the aliases of "Andres Escobar Calixto," "Andres Escobar Benites", "Antonio Jimenez" or "Arturo Jiminez." Was thirty-six at the time.

Reason for inclusion: Luna's case was removed from NCMEC in 2008.

Contact info: New York State Police at 800-346-3543

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