Right: Progressed to age 12 by NCMEC
Melissa Marie Bustamante
Missing since August 23, 1998 from Miami, Dade County, Florida
Classification: Family Abduction
Circumstances of Disappearance Vital Statistics
Bustamante was last seen in Miami, Florida on August 23, 1998.
Melissa Marie Bustamante was abducted by her noncustodial mother, Cecil Jacqueline Argote. An FBI International Parental Kidnapping warrant was issued for the abductor on November 15, 2002. They may have left the country and traveled to Colombia.
Cecil Jacqueline Argote
Investigators Miami-Dade Police Department
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Your Local FBI
Miami-Dade Police Department
Agency Case #: 364736W-1
NCMEC #: NCMC867556
NCIC Number: M-391178671 Source Information:
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children