Left: Kelia, circa 1998, Kelia in 2000 Right: Age progressed by NCMEC to age 13.
Kelia Brianne Critchfield
Missing since November 11, 1998 from Auburn, King County, Washington
Classification: Family Abduction
Circumstances of Disappearance Vital Statistics
Kelia was last seen in Auburn, Washington on November 11, 1998.
Kelia was abducted by her noncustodial mother, Laura Jean Kielland. An FBI Kidnapping warrant was issued for the abductor on April 13, 2000. The abductor and child are believed to have traveled to Costa Rica.
Laura Jean Kielland
Investigators King County Sheriff’s Office
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Your Local FBI
King County Sheriff’s Office
Agency Case Number: 98-355842
NCMEC #: NCMC875312
NCIC Number: M-181776671 Source Information:
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Washington State Missing Persons