Sofia Khan

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Above: Sofia, circa 2010

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 9, 2010 from Holland, Wisconsin
  • Classification: Lost/Injured Missing
  • Age: 9 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'2, 60 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A lavender and black one-piece bathing suit.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Sofia was last seen on Lake Michigan offshore from Holland, Wisconsin on June 9, 2010. She was in a kayak, not wearing a life jacket, when she drifted away from shore. Her father tried to swim out to get her but couldn't reach her, because strong winds were pushing the kayak out into the lake faster than he could swim. Another man got a canoe and paddled out to rescue Sofia, and found the kayak empty and adrift more than a quarter-mile offshore. There was no sign of the child and she has never been heard from again.

    Sofia and her family are from the Chicago, Illinois area and were vacationing on Lake Michigan when she disappeared. An extensive search turned up no sign of her. She is presumed to have drowned.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department
    920-459-3112

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    Fox 11
    The Chicago Tribune

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 21, 2013; casefile added.

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