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Latest Missing Person Video for arielle-isabella-buday

Latest Missing Person Photos for Missing Arielle Isabella Buday

Arielle, circa 2008; Age progression forensics photo to age 7 (circa 2010); Jepke Marie Buday

Missing Since 10/28/2008

Missing From Gainesville, Florida

Classification Family Abduction

Sex Female

Race White

Date of Birth Used 09/05/2003 (17)

Age 5 years old

Height and Weight 3'5, 47 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes.

Details of Disappearance
Arielle disappeared from Gainesville, Florida on October 28, 2008. Authorities believe she was abducted by her non-custodial mother, Jepke Marie Buday.

A photograph of Jepke is posted below this case summary. Her Date of Birth Used is December 23, 1975, making her 32 years old at the time of Arielle's abduction. She's described as Caucasian, 5'5 to 5'7 and 130 to 209 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. Jepke's ears are pierced and she has a tattoo of the word "sunshine" on her ankle. She speaks English and Dutch.

Jepke and Arielle may be in Belgium; Jepke has dual nationality in Belgium and the United States. The child's whereabouts are unknown and her case remains unsolved.
Investigating Agency / Department

Gainesville Police Department 352-334-2400

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