Monique Rae Smith

Left: Monique, circa 2000; Right: Age-progression to age 16 (circa 2016)

  • Missing Since 05/12/2000
  • Missing From Topeka, Kansas
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Height and Weight 1'10, 9 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Biracial (Caucasian/African-American) female. Black hair, brown eyes.

Details of Disappearance

Monique disappeared with her sister,

Sidney Keara Smith, and their mother,

Jennifer Lancaster. They were seen in Topeka, Kansas on May 12, 2000. They left home at approximately 8:00 p.m. to go to a male acquaintance's home. They never arrived and none of them have ever been heard from again. Lancaster's vehicle was found abandoned at an apartment complex a week later. No one in the family has ever been heard from again; few details are available in their cases.

Investigating Agency

  • Topeka Police Department 785-368-9400

Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 24, 2017; age-progression updated.