ST. LOUIS — Tuesday marks 16 years since a little boy from St. Louis County disappeared.
Christian Ferguson was last seen on June 11, 2003.
At about 6:30 that morning, Christian’s father, Dawan, called police to report his son missing. He said he was on a pay phone on Page Boulevard near St. Louis and Wellston when his SUV was stolen. Dawan said Christian was sleeping in the backseat.
The SUV was found two hours later in Ferguson, but Christian was missing. He hasn’t been seen since then.
Christian was 9 years old at the time and suffered from a rare metabolic disorder that left him severely disabled.
Today he would be 25 years old.
Earlier this year, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children released a new age-progression photo of what Christian would look like today.
Christian’s younger sister also hasn’t given up on finding her brother and getting justice for his disappearance.
Lin Ferguson has started a Facebook group dedicated to finding answers in Christian’s case.
Christian’s disappearance is still considered an active investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call 911, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department at 314-444-5620 or NCMEC at 1-800-THE-LOST.
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