Prathima Venkatesan

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Left: Prathima, circa 2007;
Right: Age-progression to age 15 (circa 2013)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 9, 2007 from Chaska, Minnesota
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: June 3, 1998
  • Age: 8 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'4, 42 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian female. Black hair, black eyes. Prathima speaks English and Tamil.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Prathima and her brother Monish 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.

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    Renukadevi Venkatesan
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    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.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Chaska Police Department
    952-361-1231

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    Interpol

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    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

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

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