Missing Since: December 4, 1998 from Edgefield, South Carolina
Classification: Family Abduction
Date Of Birth: January 25, 1998
Age: 10 months old
Height and Weight: 1'0, 15 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes


Missing Since: December 4, 1998 from Edgefield, South Carolina
Classification: Family Abduction
Date Of Birth: May 4, 1997
Age: 1 year old
Height and Weight: 1'6, 19 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes


Details of Disappearance

Rachelle and her sister Raie were abducted by their mother, Marie Martine Charoux Jordan. A photograph and vital statistics for Marie are posted below this case summary. A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warrant for international parental kidnapping was issued for her on March 22, 2000, over a year after the girls' abductions.

Marie took Raie and Rachelle from Edgefield, South Carolina to visit her family in Mauritus, an island in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa, on September 6, 1998. on December 4, Marie called the children's father and said she wouldn't be coming home. The girls' father has custody of them in the United States and is fighting for their return to him.


Above: Marie Martine Charoux Jordan
Date of Birth: April 18, 1970
Age: 28 years old
Height and Weight: 5'5, 117 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes

Investigating Agency
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Aiken, South Carolina Office
803-648-0728
OR
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Columbia, South Carolina Office

803-551-4200