Vanishing Act: View Police Documents About the Disappearance of Christian Ferguson


Christian Ferguson in an undated photograph from the 1990s. - COURTESY THEDA THOMAS
  • Courtesy Theda Thomas
  • Christian Ferguson in an undated photograph from the 1990s.
View and download documents relating to the disappearance of Christian Ferguson below, and read parts one and two of Kristen Hinman's investigation into the case here:

Vanishing Act: Six years after the fact, the disappearance of nine-year-old Christian Ferguson remains a mystery. (March 18, 2009).

Vanishing Act, Part 2: Missing since 2003, little Christian Ferguson is almost surely dead. Police think they've fingered the culprit -- and there's nothing they can do about it. (March 26, 2009).

Download the investigative report.

(Links to more files after the jump.)

Download the incident report about the kidnapping.

Download the search warrant police obtained for Dawan Ferguson's home.

Download Theda Thomas' letter to then-Chief Joe Mokwa and read Mokwa's response.

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