The Doe Network:
Case File 639DFIL

Left: Staples circa 1980; Right: Age-Progression to 31 years old (Circa 2004)

Kelly Juanita Staples
Missing since January 8, 1980 from Chicago, Cook Co, Illinois
Classification: Non family Abduction

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: July 28, 1973
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 6 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 3'0" - 91 cm, 42 lbs - 19 kg
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Black female. Brown eyes; black hair.
  • Marks, Scars: She has a birthmark on the left middle chest.
  • Clothing: She was last seen wearing a brown and white striped cap, a brown scarf, a red plaid coat, blue jeans, and blue rubber boots.
  • DNA: In CODIS.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Staples was last seen on her way to school and has not been seen since.

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

NCIC Number:

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Source Information:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
NamUs MP #2893

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