Danica Dianne Childs

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Top Two Rows and T: Danica, circa 2007;
Bottom Right: Age-progression to age 23 (circa 2013)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 21, 2007 from Federal Way, Washington
  • Classification: Endangered Runaway
  • Date Of Birth: May 25, 1990
  • Age: 17 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'2 - 5'3, 80 - 107 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Biracial (African-American/Caucasian) female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Danica may dye her hair dark brown and she may pierce her ears, navel and nose. Her nicknames are Neek and Neeka.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black sweater jacket with a fur hood, a Mickey Mouse t-shirt, blue jeans and black suede boots.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Danica disappeared from Federal Way, Washington on December 21, 2007. That month her purse, coat and cellular phone were found at a Sunset Motel in Kent. Messages on the phone indicated Danica had been working as a prostitute. She lived with her mother and siblings in an apartment at 272nd Street and Pacific Highway South, an area known for its prostitution activity. She was reportedly dating a pimp at the time of her disappearance, and before she went missing she had begun staying out away from home all night.

    Authorities believe Danica left of her own accord and may be in the company of an adult male. Danica's mother, however believes she may have been the victim of human trafficking and may be being held against her will. Her case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Federal Way Police Department
    253-835-6856

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    NamUs
    Washington State Missing Persons
    Facebook Page for Danica Childs
    The Federal Way Mirror

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    Updated 8 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated January 2, 2016; three pictures added.

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