Fidel Nikbakht Acosta

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Left: Fidel, circa 2009;
Right: Fidel in February 2010
(one year after his disappearance)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 8, 2009 from San Jose, California
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: January 26, 2008
  • Age: 1 year old
  • Height and Weight: 1'6, 23 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Biracial (Asian/Hispanic) male. Black hair, brown eyes. Fidel has a scar on his knee. He is of Iranian descent.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Fidel disappeared from San Jose, California on February 8, 2009. Authorities believe he was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Claudia Patricia Acosta-Mendez. A photograph and vital statistics for Claudia are posted below this case summary. They may be in Tampico, Mexico. The child's whereabouts are unknown and his case remains unsolved.


    Claudia Patricia Acosta-Mendez
    Above: Claudia Patricia Acosta-Mendez

    Date of Birth: April 29, 1975
    Age: 33 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'5, 150 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes.


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


    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 30, 2010; details of disappearance updated.

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