The Doe Network:
Case File 2776DFMN


Sophia Tareq
Missing since September 17, 1999 from Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Sophia Tareq and her 2-year-old son, Mohammed Tahseen Taef, had been living in Rochester with her sister Mary Zaman.
In 1999, the decapitated bodies of Zaman and Mohammed were discovered in a ditch along 60th Avenue Northwest in Rochester. Tareq has been missing since the bodies were found.
Zaman's husband, Iqbal Ahmed, fled to Bangladesh soon after the bodies were discovered and was charged with the two murders. He is serving a life sentence in Bangladesh for two unrelated murders.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Olmstead County Sheriff's Department

Source Information:
North American Missing Persons Network

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