Monish Narayan Venkatesan

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Left: Monish, circa 2007;
Right: Age-progression to age 11 (circa 2013)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 9, 2007 from Chaska, Minnesota
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: May 20, 2002
  • Age: 4 years old
  • Height and Weight: 3'8, 39 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian male. Black hair, black eyes. Monish speaks English and Tamil.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Monish and his sister Prathima disappeared from Chaska, Minnesota on February 9, 2007. They were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Renukadevi Venkatesan. A photograph and vital statistics for Renukadevi are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant was issued for her on January 4, 2008. Monish and Prathima may be in India. Their whereabouts are unknown and their cases remain unsolved.


    Renukadevi Venkatesan
    Above: Renukadevi Venkatesan

    Date of Birth: October 16, 1974
    Age: 32 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'1, 135 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian female. Black hair, black eyes.


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


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated August 3, 2014; age-progression updated.

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