Karla Daniela Barrera

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Left: Karla, circa 2009;
Right: Age-progression to age 16 (circa 2015)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 14, 2009 from Los Angeles, California
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: May 7, 1999
  • Age: 9 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'11 - 5'4, 70 - 100 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Black hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Karla and her brothers, Eddie Martinez and Justin Martinez, disappeared from Los Angeles, California on April 14, 2009. Authorities believe they were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Karla Trejo, and their non-custodial father. Trejo's date of birth is March 20, 1980, making her 29 at the time of the alleged abductions. Photographs and additional information for her are unavailable, and there are no photos or any information for the father.

    Photographs for either of the two boys are unavailable. Eddie's date of birth is November 12, 2004, making him four years old at the time of his disappearance. He is described as a Hispanic male, with black hair and brown eyes. Justin's date of birth is November 30, 1996, making him twelve years old. He is a Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes, 5'5 and 120 pounds.

    The children's parents may have taken them to Mexico. Their whereabouts are unknown and their cases remain unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Los Angeles Police Department


    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 28, 2016; age-progression updated.

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