Shemika Keyanta Cosey

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Top Row and Bottom Left: Shemika, circa 2008;
Bottom Right: Age-progression to age 19 (circa 2011)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 29, 2008 from Berkeley, Missouri
  • Classification: Endangered Runaway
  • Date Of Birth: October 1, 1992
  • Age: 16 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'5, 135 - 160 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Shemika's nickname is Mika. Her ears are pierced and she wears eyeglasses.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black long-sleeved shirt, a tan Old Navy jacket and blue jeans.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Shemika disappeared from Berkeley, Missouri between 1:30 and 8:30 a.m. on December 29, 2008. She was last seen at her aunt's home in the 6000 block of Napier. Later, a relative found the front door unlocked. Shemika's belongings were inside the residence, but she was gone. Authorities believe she left of her own accord. Shemika may still be in the local area. She has been known to frequent East St. Louis, Illinois. Few details are available in her case. Some agencies give the date of her disappearance as December 28 or December 30.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Berkeley Police Department
    314-524-3311

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    The Polly Klaas Foundation
    The St. Louis American
    KMOX News
    KSDK St. Louis
    NamUs

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 5, 2011; age-progression added.

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