Kala Nwana

Left: Kala, circa 2003; Right: Kala in June 2005 (eighteen months after his disappearance)

  • Missing Since 10/09/2003
  • Missing From Laurel, Maryland
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth 09/27/2002 (15)
  • Height and Weight 2'6, 22 pounds
  • Medical Conditions Kala may have developed a growth on his head after his disappeared. His father's side of the family has a history of brain tumors and polyps.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Kala has a black mark on the back of his left thigh.

Details of Disappearance

Kala was last seen in Laurel, Maryland on October 9, 2003. His non-custodial mother is known to have taken him to Cameroon, a nation in Africa. She returned to the United States a month later, without her son, and he has never been heard from again. Authorities believe Kala is living with relatives in Douala, Cameroon. Few details are available in Kala's case.

Investigating Agency

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Baltimore, Maryland Office 410-265-8080

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated October 19, 2014; details of disappearance updated.