Jose DeJesus Padilla

1 AP
Left: Jose, circa 2008;
Right: Age-progression to age 12 (circa 2016)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 15, 2008 from Sacramento, California
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: December 2, 2004
  • Age: 3 years old
  • Height and Weight: 3'6, 45 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic male. Black hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jose disappeared from Sacramento, California on August 15, 2008. Authorities believe he was abducted by his non-custodial father. Photographs and information for the father are unavailable. Jose and his father may be in Mexico, where Jose's grandparents live. The child's whereabouts are unknown and his case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Sacramento County Sheriff's Office


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


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 7, 2017; age-progression updated.

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