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    WA - Washington's Missing Foster Kids

    http://www.seattlepi.com/local/artic...#photo-3469763

    (and an updated list, put out recently): http://www.kirotv.com/gallery/news/w...gCCpK/#3735554

    and another, from a few days ago, some kids thankfully marked 'recovered': http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/mischild.php

    I found this article back in February while sleuthing the Travis Padgett case, where Padgett was arrested for feeding meth to minors and pimping them out to a bunch of creepy female child molesters. Horrible story...

    Anyway, I was so concerned about the idea of this creep prostituting minors for meth that I went looking for missing kids in Yakima, WA. What I found was this article - and was immediately stunned by the sheer volume of children missing from foster homes.

    Is it a coincidence that the foster kids are almost all very good-looking? Are these kids simply runaways, or are they being abducted/recruited for more sinister purposes?

    Also, I'd really like to know if Washington has an abnormal number of kids missing from foster homes, or if this is average for all states. It just seems like a LOT of foster kids missing in 2012/2013...

    Where ARE they? Have some been found? Are they all still missing? What?

    So here, I plan to do the following:

    Dedicate a post to every child on that list, including those not in foster care. In that post, I'd like all news reports, missing persons links, everything that can be sleuthed, including links to threads here on WS if there is one.

    If anyone would like to "adopt" a child on the list to research, please - do!


    I intend to start my quest with Adrian Makiah Dillon, aka 'Pandora' - who is probably 18 now, so I'm guessing nobody much is giving a carp as far as Govt agencies go... He just looks like a kid who desperately needs some love and care, so I'm starting with him.
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    Well! I found "Pandora", in about 30 seconds. Alive and well and just as quirkily clad, and apparently gainfully employed.

    He's updated his FB very recently, and all seems well. YAY!

    One down, I guess!

    Next, Destiny Rose Hicks. 18, disappeared from a Seattle foster home on Oct. 19, 2011.

    It seems Destiny is still missing. There's not much about her out there aside from the missing notices, and they don't say much. Preliminary WS search shows no thread for her here. So this looks like a job for tomorrow, after some sleep..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ausgirl View Post
    http://www.seattlepi.com/local/artic...#photo-3469763


    Is it a coincidence that the foster kids are almost all very good-looking? Are these kids simply runaways, or are they being abducted/recruited for more sinister purposes?


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    Respectfully snipped. I've noticed that too, in general, runaway girls are good-looking. I don't know if foster kids tend to be more good looking, but runaways certainly seem to be. Not sure I'd use the word "recruited" - it sounds like an organized, purposeful process. Maybe "invited" to run away is more the word I'd use. Good-looking girls probably get frequent invitations from men to come away with them. And invitations from other kind of wayward girls, too, to run away with them.

    Girls who are markedly unattractive seem to not be candidates to be chronic runaways, it seems. Interesting.

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    Tahjarae Brown
    We have a thread for her:
    WA WA - Tahjarae Brown, 16, Seattle, 13 Apr 2013 - Websleuths Crime Sleuthing Community
    Not one post except the op until i just posted a possibility
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    Lindsey Baum, 10, now 14. No thread for her.
    http://www.komonews.com/news/local/4...212823091.html
    Despite a $35,000 reward offered in the case, hundreds of leads, and the identification of a local jewelry store owner as a person of interest, no arrests have been made and Lindsey has not been heard from since.
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    http://www.kirotv.com/news/news/new-...009-wou/nYW4Y/

    Help find facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/pages/Find-...39634052750379

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    Quote Originally Posted by SilkySifaka View Post
    She has entire forum here. Brb with the link

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    Quote Originally Posted by nursebeeme View Post
    She has entire forum here. Brb with the link
    Oh good, I did a search not sure why it didn't come up.

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    Cannot link from phone so give me a sec


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    Silky, Catfancier - awesome! Thanks for 'adopting' those kids.

    Info on Destiny Rose Hicks is hard to come by. No articles, no interviews with her family, and she's been missing almost TWO YEARS now. Who has a daughter go missing and not kick up a fuss? -- people whose kids are in foster care, apparently.

    http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/docs/mis...ks_Destiny.pdf

    She's out there, somewhere! And needs a WS thread, it seems.



    I found an article with some disturbing numbers in it.. In 2012, 74 kids were listed as missing in WA. 45 of those went missing from state supervised care.

    http://family-rights.washingtonfamiliesunited.net/?p=3
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    This is quite an undertaking, Ausgirl. It looks like this article you posted has 66 missing children listed. http://www.kirotv.com/gallery/news/w...gCCpK/#3735530 Is anybody planning to make a master list of the missing children so people don't duplicate efforts?

    One of the more recent appears to be Annmarie Rold. Listed as an endangered runaway.
    http://www.missingkids.com/missingki...archLang=en_US

    We have a thread for her in the Missing Person Information and Support section of the forum, but not a discussion thread. http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sho...highlight=rold

    WA - AnneMarie Rold, 16, Medical Lake, 11 Jul 2013
    DOB: Jan 30, 1997
    Missing: Jul 11, 2013
    Height: 5'5" (165cm)
    Eyes: Blue
    Race: White
    Age Now: 16
    Sex: Female
    Weight: 115lbs (52kg)
    Hair: Blonde
    Missing From:
    MEDICAL LAKE
    WA
    United States

    I can't find much more about her.
    Please be aware that what I type is my opinion.

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    Claire, a masterlist was something I wanted to do - but I've picked a stupid time of night to post this, and my insomnia will probably wear me out before I got a list finished tonight.

    If nobody's done one by morning, it'll be the first thing I do.

    List should be taken from the newest updated link in the original post, I think, as some of the kids in the first link have (yay) been found.

    Nicholas Lippert, aka "Kaite" is my next adoptee:

    http://www.wsp.wa.gov/crime/docs/mis...t_Nicholas.pdf

    Missing Since June 25, 2012. Sex: Male. Race: White. DOB: January 19, 1996. Age at Missing: 16. Missing From: Edmonds, WA

    Nicholas was born male but appears to identify as female under the chosen name of Kaite Ann Malaski.
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    Lindsey is very close to the hearts of many of us. We want her to come home

    Salem

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    I looked up Richard Cody Hayes and found this story posted on June 4 of this yr
    So they are still looking for him!

    http://www.dailyrecordnews.com/paywa...9bb2963f4.html

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