• Christopher Abeyta
  • Age Progression of what Christopher may look like at the age of 32

Real Name: Christopher Enoch Abeyta
Nicknames: No Known Nicknames
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Date: July 15, 1986


Occupation: Minor
Date of Birth: November 28, 1985
Height: 2'2"
Weight: 25 lbs.
Marital Status: Single
Characteristics: Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue eyes. He is of Swedish, German, and Spanish descent. His family believes his hair may now be brown and that he is of average height for his age. If Christopher is still alive today, he would now be 34.


Details: Seven-month-old Christopher Abeyta was abducted from his parents' home in Colorado Springs on the morning of July 15, 1986. They had put him to bed around midnight and found his crib empty early the next morning. Their garage door opener was missing and a basement window was open.
Suspects: Christopher's family members were considered initial suspects. His parents were having marital problems on the night of his disappearance. They had previously separated but were reconciling. His mother failed two polygraphs. However, they have maintained their innocence.
His family suspects that his abductor was a woman who had an affair with his father. She allegedly had a history of break-ins. However, the police have not named her a suspect.
Extra Notes: This case originally ran on the January 25, 1989 episode, along with Marlene Santana and Carlina White.
Results: Unsolved. Sadly, Christopher's mother, Bernice Abeyta, passed away in 2017 without finding out what happened to him.
On October 18th, 2018, KKTV11, a CBS-affiliate news station in Colorado Springs, Colorado provided an update on the case. A news anchor for the station interviewed a man named Chris whose name was withheld for privacy and who believes he could possibly be the missing Christopher Abeyta. KKTV11 also mentions that "in the last 2 months three people, including the man we interviewed, have come forward believing they are Christopher Abeyta." In February of 2019, it was announced that Christopher's DNA did not match any of them.

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