Soomaiiah Jalaaluddeen Quariishi

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Left: Soomaiiah, circa 2001;
Right: Age-progression to age 24 (circa 2017)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 13, 2001 from Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: June 1, 1993
  • Age: 7 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'5, 90 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Black hair, black eyes. Soomaiiah has a small scar under her right eye and a large blue vein in her right elbow. She may spell her name "Summaiia."
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    Details of Disappearance

    Soomaiiah disappeared from Quincy, Massachusetts on April 13, 2001. She is believed to have left the country afterward. She may have entered the United Arab Emirates on January 12, 2002; Bombay, India on January 13, 2002; and London, England on January 22, 2002. She may have gone to live in the cities of Karachi or Lahore in Pakistan, or near the Christian Muree Convent School in Muree, Pakistan, afterwards, or possibly at an orphanage in the vicinity of Junieh, Lebanon; or An Nabk, Syria.

    Years after her disappearance, Soomaiiah's father told her mother, Humaira Niazi, that Soomaiiah was dead. He didn't explain how she had died or provide any documentation to prove his story, and Niazi continues to hope her daughter is still alive. Her case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Quincy Police Department
    617-745-5831

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    NamUs
    The Boston Globe

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    Updated 6 times since October 12, 2004.

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

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