Marifer Garcia

1 AP
Left: Marifer, circa 2005;
Right: Age-progression to age 9 (circa 2013)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 9, 2005 from Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date of Birth: May 8, 2004
  • Age: 1 year old
  • Height and Weight: 2'0, 25 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Black hair, brown eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Marifer and her sister Stephanie were last seen in Grand Rapids, Michigan on May 9, 2005, the day after Marifer's first birthday. They were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Marisol Avalos. A photograph and vital statistics for Avalos are posted below this case summary. A felony warrant has been issued for her.

    Avalos, Stephanie and Marifer may have traveled to Mexico. The children's cases remain unsolved.


    Marisol Avalos
    Above: Marisol Avalos

    Date of Birth: August 7, 1980
    Age: 24 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'2, 200 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Avalos may use the last name Garcia.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Grand Rapids Police Department


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 3, 2013; age-progression updated.

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