Madeline Ogadinma Ekeleme

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Left: Madeline in 2009
(age 8, four years after her disappearance);
Right: Age-progression to age 11 (circa 2012)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 9, 2005 from Marietta, Georgia
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: April 28, 2001
  • Age: 4 years old
  • Height and Weight: 3'1, 35 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American female. Black hair, brown eyes. Madeline's nickname is Ogadi. Her listed height and weight are approximations.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Madeline and her seven-year-old sister, Lauren Adaihuoma Ekeleme, disappeared from Marietta, Georgia on September 9, 2005. A photo of Lauren is posted below this case summary. Authorities believe the girls were abducted by a non-custodial adult female relative. Information about the presumed abductor is unavailable.

    Lauren was located in February 2016, but her younger sister is still missing. Madeline may be in Nigeria. Her case remains unsolved.

    Above: Lauren Ekeleme


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    Atlanta, Georgia Office


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 31, 2012; age-progression added.

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