Edward Lee Melanson

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Left: Edward, circa 2007;
Center: Edward in May 2010 (almost three years after his abduction);
Right: Edward in the summer of 2012 (five years after his abduction)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 12, 2007 from Hubbard, Ohio
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: July 12, 2003
  • Age: 4 years old
  • Height and Weight: 3'6, 36 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Biracial (Asian/Caucasian) male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Edward's nickname is Eddie. He may use the alias name Haneul Lee. He has a faded scar on his right cheek and a patch of lighter-colored skin on the right side of his face, near his chin. He speaks English and Korean.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Edward disappeared from Hubbard, Ohio on August 12, 2007. He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Kyong-Mi Lee. A photograph and vital statistics for Lee are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant for international parental kidnapping was issued for her on August 15, 2007. Edward and Lee may be in South Korea. The child's whereabouts are unknown and his case remains unsolved.


    Kyong-Mi Lee
    Above: Kyong-Mi Lee

    Date of Birth: September 18, 1971
    Age: 35 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'3, 105 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian female. Black hair, brown eyes. Lee's ears are pierced.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Hubbard Police Department


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated April 30, 2013; two pictures added.

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