Above: Sharif circa, 1989
Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Missing Since: April 23, 1989
Missing From: Chicago, Cook County, Illinois
Classification: Family Abduction
Date Of Birth: February 18, 1986
Age: 3 years old
Height and Weight: 3’0″ and 40 pounds
Distinguishing Characteristics: Biracial Male; Sharif is Arabian and Hispanic, Brown hair, Brown eyes
Details of Disappearance
Sharif was allegedly abducted by his non-custodial mother, Estrid Ruiz-Rambon from Chicago, Illinois on April 23rd 1989. A warrant was initiated against her for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution on September 28th 1989 but it’s unknown if the warrant is still active or not.
Estrid is described as Hispanic with brown hair and eyes. She was born on July 25th 1961, making her 27 years old when she took her son. She and her son have not been seen or heard from since the abduction. Sharif’s missing persons case was closed when he turned 17 in 2003 for unknown reasons.
His case remains unsolved and his current whereabouts are unclear.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Chicago Police Department 312-745-6052