Jeremiah George Huger

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Left: Jeremiah, circa 1985;
Right: Age-progression to age 29 (circa 2009)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 25, 1985 from the Bronx, New York
  • Classification: Non-Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: December 10, 1980
  • Age: 4 years old
  • Height and Weight: 3'6 - 3'7, 45 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: African-American male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Jeremiah has a scar on his left forearm, about one and a half inches long. His left leg is bowlegged.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A light blue shirt, dark blue shorts and white sneakers.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jeremiah was playing with friends in his family's yard at their residence on LaFontaine Avenue in the New York City borough of the Bronx on June 25, 1985. An unidentified African-American male called to Jeremiah from the street; when Jeremiah approached him, the suspect grabbed him and disappeared. Neither of them have never been seen again.

    Jeremiah's parents both became addicted to drugs after his disappearance; his mother has since entered recovery and is still searching for her son. Police believe he may have been sold after his abduction, but Jeremiah's mother believes he was taken by an abusive, jealous former boyfriend of hers who had previously threatened to abduct the child. Little evidence is available in Jeremiah's case, which remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    New York City Police Department
    646-610-6914

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    New York City Police Department
    New York State Missing and Exploited Children's Clearinghouse
    The Child Seek Network
    NamUs

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 5, 2010; age-progression updated.

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