Gunnar David Berg
Gunnar, approximately 2009; Age at the time of disappearance: -progression to Age at the time of disappearance: 17 (approximately 2016); Naoko Numakami
Date reported missing : 08/22/2009
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Family Abduction
Gender : Male
Asian, Biracial, White
DOB : 09/21/1999 (21)
Age at the time of disappearance: 9 years old
Height / Weight : 4'6, 60 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Biracial (Asian/Caucasian) male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Gunnar is of Japanese descent and speaks English and Japanese.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Gunnar and his sister Kianna disappeared from Fairfax, Virginia on August 22, 2009. They were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Naoko Numakami. A felony warrant for kidnapping was issued for her on October 15, 2010.
A photograph of Numakami is posted with this case summary. Her DOB : is September 7, 1968, making her 40 years old at the time of the children's abductions. She's described as Asian, of Japanese descent, 5'4 and 135 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. Numakami may use the last name Berg.
A photograph and vital statistics for Numakami are posted below this case summary. Numakami took Gunnar and Kianna to Japan, telling their father, Douglass Berg, that it was just for a vacation. She then refused to return them. Douglass has not had any contact with the children since the time of their abductions, but he believes they are still in Japan.
Gunnar and Kianna's cases remain unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Fairfax County Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources