Images 2-3: Age-progressed to 24 and 30 years
Name: Marco Antonio Cadenas
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: May 11, 1994
Location Last Seen: Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida
Date of Birth: December 13, 1984
Age: 9 years old
Weight: 70 lbs.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: He has an appendectomy scar on his abdomen. A scratch on his left cheek. Pierced left ear. Scar on left ankle.
Fingerprints: Not available
Clothing: Red T-shirt and jeans. No shoes.
Jewelry: Wore a diamond earring in his left ear.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Marco Antonio Cadenas was last seen leaving his family's home in a trailer park in Miami. His mother told authorities that he left their home after she threatened to punish him for not taking a shower. He was also 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."
Agency Name: Miami-Dade Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Domestic Crimes Unit
Agency Phone Number: 305-418-7200
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 241114P
NCIC Case Number: M986545333
NamUs Case Number: 5908
NCMEC Case Number: 790460
Added: 6/2/09; Last Updated: 1/9/16
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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.