Cases, information on cases, and saying if a particular case was resolved or not can be mailed to us here. Or you may contact the listed agency; however since the cases are closed there may be no response.
Above: Jahi Turner in 2002 (left) and an age-progressed image to 9, circa 2009 (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: Leon Green in 1985 (left) and an age-progressed image to 19, circa 2003 (right)
Leon Antony Green
Last seen in Brooklyn, New York on December 15, 1985
Vital statistics: Black male. Born on October 25, 1984. Brown hair, brown eyes. Was one at the time.
Circumstances: He was last seen at New Temple Mount Zion Christ Church in Brooklyn, New York, in the company of his father and his paternal grandmother, but they have since been located. They have confessed to disposing of his body, but he has never been located. Classified as Endangered Missing.
Reason for inclusion: Green's case is no longer on NCMEC. Neither he nor his remains have been located.
Contact info: New York City Police Department at 212-694-7781
Above: Shemaeah Gunnel in 1989 (left) and an age-progressed image to 21, circa 2005 (right)
Shemaeah Nicole Gunnel
Last seen in Yuma, Arizona on February 10, 1989
Vital statistics: Black female. Born on November 6, 1983. Black hair, black eyes. Some agencies spell her last name "Gunnell." Was six at the time.
Circumstances: She was last seen at home with her sister and mother. Both have since been found deceased. Alvie Copeland Kiles, her mother's live-in boyfriend, was convicted of murdering all three members of the Gunnel family and was sentenced to death. Shemaeah is presumed dead, but her body has not been found. Classified as Endangered Missing.
Reason for inclusion: Shemaeah's case was closed in 2006.
Contact info: Yuma Police Department at 928-783-4421
Above: Irma Luna in 1993 (left) and an age-progressed image to 22, circa 2003 (right)
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
Above: Rodrigo Rios in 2003 (left) and an age-progressed image to 11, circa 2006 (right)
Last seen in Carpinteria, California on June 13, 2003
Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on December 5, 1994. Black hair, brown eyes. Was eight at the time.
Circumstances: He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Gricelda Lopez. They are believed to be in the company of her live-in boyfriend, Fernando Perez. Photos and vital statistics are posted below. A felony warrant was issued for her on June 24, 2003. Perez is wanted on unrelated charges. They may have left California. Classified as a Family Abduction.
Above: Gricelda Lopez in 2003
Vital statistics: Hispanic female. Born on August 7, 1973. Brown hair, brown eyes. She has a scar on her shoulder. Was twenty-nine at the time.
Above: Fernando Perez in 2003
Vital statistics: Hispanic male. Born on May 29, 1975. Brown hair, brown eyes. He may use the last name "Solis." Was twenty-eight at the time.
Reason for inclusion: Rios' case was closed in 2006.
Contact info: Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office at 805-568-2300