The Doe Network:
Case File 829DMFL

1 Age-Progression
Left: Cadenas, circa 1994; Right: Age-progression by NCMEC to age 24 (circa 2008).

Marco Antonio Cadenas
Missing since May 11, 1994 from Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

Circumstances of Disappearance
Cadenas was last seen leaving his family's home in a trailer park in Miami, Florida on May 11, 1994. His mother told authorities that he left their home after she threatened to punish him for not taking a shower. He also was upset because his mother hit his stepfather over the head with a bottle. She said the boy left a note: "I'm leaving you because you hit my daddy."

The child's biological father is dead -- killed by Ohio police in July during a shootout after a grocery store holdup.

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

Miami-Dade Police Department
Domestic Crimes Unit

Agency Case Number:

NCMEC #: NCMC790460

NCIC Number: M-986545333
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
Florida Department Of Law Enforcement
The Miami Herald
Florida Missing Children Information Clearinghouse

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