Henrique Rafael Kikutu De Nogueira Ferrao
Henrique, approximate photo date 2015 Colette Okanya
Missing since: 03/12/2015
Long Beach, California
Type of missing case: Family Abduction
Biracial, Black, White
Date of Birth: 12/26/2011 (8)
Age at time of disappearance: 3 years old
Height / Weight: 3'0, 44 pounds
Other characteristics: Biracial (African-American/Caucasian) male. Brown hair, brown eyes.
Details at time of disappearance: Henrique and his sister, Helena, disappeared from Long Beach, California on March 12, 2015. They were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Colette Okanya. A felony warrant for child custody deprivation was issued for her on August 25, 2015. The children's father, Charles De Nogueira Ferrao, has custody.
A photo of Okanya is posted with this case summary. She is described as African-American, 5'3 and 120 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. Her date of birth is August 29, 1976, making her 38 years old at the time of the abductions. She may use the alias names Sheila Komuntale and/or Colette Kanyunuzi.
With their father's permission, Okanya took the children to the African nation of Uganda for what was supposed to be a five-week vacation. They never returned, however, and their father was awarded full custody of Helena and Henrique. They have not been returned to him, and their cases remain unsolved.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Long Beach Police Department
Other information: The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
My Kidnapped Helena & Henrique De Nogueira Ferrao – Fighting To Rescue My Children From Uganda-Africa
Peril of Africa
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Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated October 18, 2019 picture added.