Meili Elaine Wood

Meili, circa 2004; Meili, sometime after her abduction; Traci Jean Frederick

  • Missing Since 07/22/2004
  • Missing From Manassas, Virginia
  • Classification Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth 03/21/1998 (21)
  • Age 6 years old
  • Height and Weight 3'2 - 3'9, 38 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Biracial (Asian/Caucasian) female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Meili's nickname is MeiMei. She was missing her bottom front teeth at the time of her abduction. She has a birthmark on the front of her torso.

Details of Disappearance

Meili disappeared on July 22, 2004 from Manassas, Virginia. She was abducted by her non-custodial mother, Traci Jean Frederick. A felony warrant was issued for her on September 14, 2004.

Photos of Frederick are posted with this case summary. Her date of birth is April 26, 1965, making her 39 years old at the time of Meili's abduction. She's described as Asian, 5'4 and 120 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Frederick may use the names Qi Xu, Chi, or Chi Chi. She may wear eyeglasses.

Meili and Frederick are believed to be in China. The child's case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Manassas City Police Department 703-257-8000

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated September 17, 2010; picture added.