Kala Nwana

Kala, circa 2003; 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 (16)
  • Age 1 year old
  • 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 Central Africa. She returned to the United States a month later, without her son.

Authorities believe Kala is living with relatives in Douala, Cameroon. Few details are available in his 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.