Jiaa Manish Patil

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Above: Jiaa, circa 2010

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 24, 2010 from Thornton, Colorado
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: December 24, 2009
  • Age: 1 year old
  • Height and Weight: 2'5, 25 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian female. Black hair, brown eyes. Jiaa is of Indian descent. She speaks English, Hindi and Marathi.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jiaa and her sister Aarshiya disappeared from Thornton, Colorado on December 24, 2010, Jiaa's first birthday. Authorities believe they were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Ritu Hemchandra Desai. Photographs and information for Desai are unavailable. Aarshiya and Jiaa may be in Pune, a city in India. Their whereabouts are unknown and their cases remain unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    800-843-5678

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Interpol

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated July 2, 2013; middle name added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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