Left and Center: Jeremiah circa, 1985
Right: Age Progressed to age 36
Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Missing Since: June 25, 1985
Missing From: Bronx, New York City, New York
Classification: Non-Family Abduction
Date Of Birth: December 10, 1980
Age: 4 years old
Height and Weight: 3’6″; 46 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: African American Male, Jeremiah has a 1 1/2 inch scar on his left forearm, he is bow legged in his left leg
Clothing/Jewelry Description: A light blue colored shirt, dark blue shorts, and white sneakers
NCMEC Number: 601769
Details of Disappearance
Jeremiah Huger was abducted while playing with friends on June 25th 1985 in LaFontaine Avenue in Bronx, New York. They were playing in the front yard of his family’s residence at the time of his disappearance.
According to Jeremiah’s friends, an unidentified African American male called Jeremiah’s name from the street. When the child approached the man, the suspect grabbed the boy and disappeared with him. They when never been seen since.
Jeremiah’s abduction received a lot of media attention after it took place. Authorities believe that Jeremiah may have been sold after his kidnapping but his mother believes that a former boyfriend of hers who was described as envious and abusive took Jeremiah. This person once allegedly threatened to take him prior to his disappearance.
Jeremiah’s parents both became addicted to drugs after Jeremiah vanished. His mother has since gone through recovery and continues to search for her son.
Jeremiah’s abductor remains unknown and his case remains unsolved. Little evidence is available.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
New York City Police Department 646-610-6914