David Eduardo Gosnell

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Left and Center: David, circa 1998;
Right: Age-progression to age 18 (circa 2012)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 10, 1998 from Fontana, California
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: December 27, 1994
  • Age: 3 years old
  • Height and Weight: 3'8 - 4'0, 44 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes. David's nickname is Lalo.
  • Medical Conditions: David was developmentally delayed in 1998. At the time of his disappearance, he knew only a few words, some in English and some in Spanish.
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    Details of Disappearance

    David was last seen in Fontana, California on June 10, 1998. He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Olivia Amador Gosnell. Olivia's photograph and vital statistics are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant was issued for her on May 6, 1999. David and his mother may be in the Las Vegas, Nevada area; she has family there. His case remains unsolved.


    Olivia Amador Gosnell
    Above: Olivia Amador Gosnell

    Date of Birth: May 28, 1969
    Age: 29 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'0 - 5'2, 120 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Black hair, brown eyes. Olivia's right earlobe is ripped. She has pigment loss on the skin of her right thigh. Olivia's nickname is Oli and she may use the aliases Olivia Silva Amador and/or Olivia Hernandez.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office

    Fontana Police Department


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Vanished Children's Alliance
    Child Quest International Inc.
    California Attorney General's Office
    For the Lost


    Updated 6 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 27, 2013; age-progression updated.

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