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Nathalia and Nathaniel Alicea, Tiannah Annibal, Gabriella Elprana, Kaydance Etchells, Stephanie Guerrero, Kaylina Jones, Santino Leo, Tania Ochoa, Philip Vasquez, Addisyn Whiting, and Eddie Young found safe and Aubrey Hall found deceased

I have just received word from NCMEC that Nathalia and Nathaniel Alicea, Tiannah Annibal, Gabriella Elprana, Stephanie Guerrero, Kaylina Jones, Santino Leo, Tania Ochoa, Philip Vasquez, Addisyn Whiting, and Eddie Young have all been found safe. I have also seen numerous news reports that state Kaydance Etchells was found safe just outside of England and that Aubrey Hall and his mother have been found deceased, and the case was not a family abduction at all. A neighbor who they lived with at the time has been arrested for their murder. I have resolved their cases, modified the anniversary posts so there are no dead links, and if I find any further articles will post them here. The new cases on the site are those of Jesus, Vannessa, and Ximena Garcia Mendoza, Kadareyonna, Ka’Darien, and Kailee Logan and Airelisha, A’Muria, and Myeisha Trent, Aria and Julia Maresca, Kevin and Tommy Montoya Ponce and Lesly Ponce Delgado, and Atomu Morehouse.

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Adam Elkadhiri found safe and Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj found deceased

I have just received word from a blog commenter that Adam Elkadhiri has been found safe and reunited with hus mother. I wish them both the best. I have also seen numerous articles that state Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj has been found deceased in New Mexico. Apparently he died from an uncontrolled seizure, having not taken medication for his condition. He has been added as a victim of family abduction. The new cases on the site are those of Brianna Acevedo and Isabella Mobley. Also, Anita Qvist, Patricia Thomas-Wardell, and James Zapolski have been added to the California Kids pages.

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Two located children, one happy and one not

I just got news that Nathan Slinkard has been found and reunited with his father. The Slinkard case is one of the family abductions I’ve followed the longest, and this is wonderful news.

Not so much for Cory Cole, however, another victim of family abduction. His father abducted him, turned up a few days later without him, and he’s since been found deceased. I’ve sat on that for a few days, as it depressed me a great deal. If I hadn’t gotten the news about Nathan it would have been sat on even longer.

I am waiting for news of the other Slinkard children before resolving their case.

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Ex-Fairfax County resident facing international kidnapping charges

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A former Fairfax County resident who allegedly flew with her children to Moscow two years ago, in violation of a custody agreement with her ex-husband, is now facing kidnapping charges.

Federal prosecutors say 46-year-old Aziza Mirzoeva took her two children to Canada to visit her son from a previous marriage in December 2008. They were scheduled to return to Virginia on Jan. 20, 2009, but the trio flew to Moscow instead.

Although I found this article about the Mirzoev boys earlier in January, for some reason I never posted it here. It did resolve my wonderment that Russia extradited her – she was apprehended in Germany. Their father indicates that he doesn’t want her to be prosecuted, but the authorities are going ahead with it anyway. While I understand his desire to not get his ex-wife in legal trouble, the fact is she committed a federal crime – international parental kidnapping. Very few people are even apprehended for it, and sometimes an example needs to be made. The chances she will get any real jail time is small because almost no parental kidnappers do. The crime is usually minimized.

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Carlina White found safe

I coasted on the good feelings of Jaycee Dugard’s recovery for several months, so to start the year with the news that Carlina White, abducted from Harlem Hospital in 1987, has been found safe is very good news indeed. Carlina found herself on NCMEC after she noticed her “mother” had no birth certificate for her and she did not resemble her. It is also reported that she has a younger brother, who I hope the authorities will also check to make sure he is not an abducted child. Carlina’s case is of course different from Dugard’s in that almost all authorities involved thought she was still alive and abducted by someone who wanted a child, which is a common motivation in infant abductions. Since there was a possibility she was involved in a black market adoption (along with Christopher Dansby and Shane Walker, also young children abducted from New York in the same time period) I hope that this may lead to them coming home as well.

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Kidnapped Kids Found, Fathers Arrested

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Playa Del Rey – Two brothers who allegedly kidnapped their three sons from Playa Del Rey and took them out of the country in 2008 were arrested in the Netherlands and the boys were found safe, federal authorities announced on Friday.

George and Jean John Silah have been fugitives since they disappeared with the three boys on July 2, 2008.

This is one of the many articles I found about the Silah boys. Most simply detail that the authorities were looking for them abroad and the boys were believed to be endangered because of unsavory business dealings of their fathers. Their mothers have headed to the Netherlands to be reunited with them, and I hope it all goes well.

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Intercessors gave haven to fugitive

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A Pennsylvania woman wanted on an FBI warrant for allegedly fleeing parental kidnapping charges lived for as long as two years with her daughter, under assumed names, with the Intercessors of the Lamb religious group in Omaha.

And after a friend of the Intercessors spotted a wanted poster at a Walmart store, the then-director of the group, Mother Nadine Brown, allegedly directed someone to drive the woman, Carolyn Casey-Keyvani, and her child to California, an Omaha archdiocese official and a former Intercessor said.

This article is the only one I have been able to find about Caroline Keyvani. In it it says that her mother claimed her father was going to send her to Iran to become a sex slave. While that is not remotely credible to most people, it demonstrates the warped mindset of many parental abductors, as well as being a potential sign of mental illness. I hope Caroline is doing well at home now.

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Mother, children reunited after two years

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Three children from Indiana are reunited with their mother after missing for more than 2-1/2 years.

“It is the most wonderful thing that I could ever imagine,” said Leeanna Dinkens, the children’s mother.

Dinkens talked to 24 Hour News 8 over the phone Saturday morning after reuniting with her children Sierra, Jasmine and Jaden.

I was sent this article about Jaden and Jasmine Cummins and Sierra Emberton. They were located in Mexico, apparently, which is where they were expected to be. Jaden and Jasmine apparently no longer speak English. Their mother has also re-married. The conditions they were living in were typical of family abductions – they slept on cots or on cement floors and they didn’t know what a bathtub was. I wish them and their mother the best in reuniting.

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Woman’s Children in Cancún Orphanage

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To Jennifer Aguilera-Hurtado, the U.S.-Mexico border is still as porous as a screen door, the illicit traffic between the two countries breezing through despite stretches of wall and wire, patrols of National Guardsmen and Minutemen, Arizona ire and the cruel heat of an endless desert.

“Every day, you hear about how many people are crossing the border illegally,” she says. “It’s always in the news.”

She’s not so much concerned with what or who is coming into the United States, though, but who is going out: Children, hundreds of them, snatched up and sneaked across the border by one parent against the wishes of the other and in violation of custody orders.

“This is the border crisis you never hear about,” she says.

Mexico has the highest number of international parental child abduction cases from the United States, according to the U.S. State Department. Right now, there are just under 600 open cases involving almost 900 children illegally taken by a parent into Mexico, a State Department official says.

Two of those children are Aguilera-Hurtado’s. Hannah is 3 and Teresa will be 8 on Wednesday, and their mother will be 1,535 miles and a world away in Albuquerque for that birthday.

This is an article I found about the Aguilera-Hurtado girls. Apparently their father who abducted them is broke and can’t fight more in the Mexican courts, but the kids are still in an orphanage, much like Liam McCarty. I’m not sure there’s much more I can say about the ridiculousness of that.

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Jean Paul Lacombe found safe

I have just received word that Jean Paul Lacombe has been found in France and reunited with his mother. I wish them the best in reuniting. This was the second time Jean Paul was taken by his father; the first time he was also found in France. Two abductions is two more than his father should have been allowed. At the very least he should only have closely supervised visits with his son. I also hope the judge who did not read Spanish (and apparently could find no one else to do so, Spanish speakers being so rare in Texas) and assumed a Mexican arrest warrant was a paper giving his father custody in that country is at the very least suspended from practice for some time. The new case on the site is that of Ryan Powell.

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