Bianca Damanik

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Top Row: Bianca, circa 2005;
Bottom Left;: Bianca, some time after her abduction;
Bottom Right: Age-progression to age 11 (circa 2014)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 12, 2005 from Willoughby, Ohio
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: January 7, 2003
  • Age: 2 years old
  • Height and Weight: 3'0, 28 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Biracial (Asian/Caucasian) female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Bianca has two small birthmarks on her upper left leg.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Bianca was last seen on January 12, 2005. She was abducted by her non-custodial mother, Elfarida Damanik, two weeks after custodial rights were given to Bianca's father, Robert McConnell. A photograph and vital statistics for Elfarida are posted below this case summary. They are believed to be in Jakarta, Indonesia; Indonesia is where Elfarida was born. She has work experience as a nanny.

    Bianca's parents never married and their romantic relationship last only a few months. McConnell stated he had heard from Elfarida since she abducted the child; she has allegedly called and emailed him repeatedly to request money, but she refused to let him contact Bianca or tell him her exact whereabouts.

    There are warrants out for Elfarida's arrest for interference with custody and international parental kidnapping, but Indonesia will not recognize an American custody order. Bianca's case remains unsolved. Macedonia, Ohio police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are handling the case.

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    Elfarida Damanik
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    Above Images: Elfarida Damanik

    Date of Birth: August 2, 1975
    Age: 29 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'5 - 5'6, 110 - 115 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian female. Black hair, brown eyes. Elfarida's nickname is Eva. One of her upper teeth is missing.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Macedonia Police Department
    330-468-1234

    OR
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    Akron, Ohio office
    216-522-1400

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    CBS News

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    Updated 8 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 15, 2014; age-progression updated.

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