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Case File: Marlene Santana - 400DFNY

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Left: Composite drawing of Santana; Right: Age-Progression to 25 years old (circa 2010)

Marlene Santana

  • Case Classification: Non-family abduction
  • Missing Since: October 21, 1985
  • Location Last Seen: New York
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

  • Date of Birth: October 18, 1985
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 3 days old
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Female
  • Height at Time of Disappearance: 1'8
  • Weight at Time of Disappearance: 7 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Alias(s) / Nickname(s): Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Born with a medical condition that makes her feet appear somewhat "C" shaped when viewed from the bottom.
  • Dentals: Available
  • Fingerprints: Not available
  • DNA: Available
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Marlene was last seen wrapped in a blue, yellow and pink blanket.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Circumstances of Disappearance

    Santana was taken at gunpoint by a female suspect her mother met at Brookdale Hospital in New York. The woman got in a car driven by an accomplice and drove off in a white 1976 Chevrolet Malibu, with red lettering on its door.

    There are no photos of Santana, the images shown are an artist's rendering of what the child may look like.

    The abductor was white with Hispanic features and no accent. Her hair was dyed reddish blonde, and at the time she appeared to be in her late 20s.

    Composite drawing of abductor

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: New York City Police Department - Missing Persons Unit
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 1-212-694-7781

  • Agency Case Number: 748
  • NCIC Case Number: M172940853
  • NCMEC Case Number: NCMC601889
  • NamUs Case Number: MP #7501
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Unsolved Mysteries
  • NamUs

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