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
Circumstances of Disappearance The child's biological father is dead -- killed by Ohio police in July during a shootout after a grocery store holdup.
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.
Investigators Miami-Dade Police Department
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Domestic Crimes Unit
Miami-Dade Police Department
Agency Case Number:
NCMEC #: NCMC790460
NCIC Number: M-986545333 Source Information: Return to the Unexplained Disappearances' Index
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
Florida Department Of Law Enforcement
The Miami Herald
Florida Missing Children Information Clearinghouse
Source Information: Return to the Unexplained Disappearances' Index
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