Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Georgina DeJesus now missing 3 years, Cleveland, Ohio

Again, I do not believe in psychics. Anyway, the woman has a 50-50 chance of being right: Either Gina knew her kidnapper or she didn't. And it is definitely possible that she did know him/her.
The image on the left is from the same article and shows Gina around 2004. The picture on the right is from The Cleveland Free Times and shows how Gina might look now if she is still alive.
From http://www.newsnet5.com/news/11491977/detail.html:

Psychic Says Gina DeJesus Knew Her Kidnapper
Gina Disappeared 3 Years
POSTED: 7:33 am EDT April 2, 2007
CLEVELAND -- A psychic was called in
to help find a missing Cleveland teenager.
Gina DeJesus vanished three years
ago today while walking home on the city's west side. She went missing April 2,
2004, from West 105th Street and Lorain Avenue.
Gale St. John from northwest
Ohio believes Gina knew her kidnapper and felt comfortable with the person.
She said it's up to everyone to help with the search.
"We are hoping to
get more and more community involved in cases like this to help. We need to find
the missing people across the U.S.," St. John said.
Missing Persons

The psychic is also helping out with the search for other
northeast Ohioans who are missing.
There have been several tips provided in
the case, but they have not led to finding Gina.
Her mother hasn't given up
hope that someone might recognize her daughter's face and come forward with
If you have information, call Cleveland police at (216)
You can also contact the Missing Children's Task Force at
A $25,000 reward is being offered.

A more recent update from http://www.wkyc.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=68090&provider=gnews:

Home videos may help find missing girls
Caitlin Kollar
Created: 5/20/2007
10:48:47 PM
Updated:5/21/2007 6:37:43 AM
CLEVELAND -- Their names are
Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus. One was coming home from work, the other from
school, but neither made it.
You've seen their posters and know their names,
but now a never before look into the lives of two girls who vanished without a
Until now these home videos were just private family memories. Now
investigators hope they will be the missing link they need to solve these cases.
Chances are you've seen the pictures of Amanda Berry and Gina Dejesus on
your TV more have than once. Now there is home video of Amanda and video of Gina
Both families provided us with a copy of their precious moments.
Gina's family and her sister hope the tapes might get someone watching to
remember something.
Gina vanished April 2, 2004. Amanda disappeared a year before on April 21,
2003. Both girls were last seen walking across the street from this parking lot.
The years have been tough on the families and on investigators too who
think home video like this might help.
Any information on the cases is much appreciated. What is not appreciated
is intentional wrong information which has come in and slowed down the
Now the hope is this home video will make someone remember something they
weren't sure about in the past and force someone to do the right thing.
With the anguish and frustration of living without Gina and Amanda, both
families trust investigators are doing all they can.
May 25, marks the 25th National Missing Children's Day.

There is also a much longer article at http://www.freetimes.com/stories/15/1/whatever-happened-to-gina-mandy that gives more background information on the two girls, along with a psychic's story on what happened to Amanda Berry and a map showing the routes both she and Gina took on the days they vanished.

You can print a poster of Gina DeJesus here (does not include age progression) and a poster of Amanda Berry (includes age progression) here.

Gina's website: http://www.findgeorgina.com/
guestbook: http://www.findgeorgina.com/gb/guestbook.php
Amanda's website: http://www.amandaberry.net/
guestbook: http://www.amandaberry.net/cgi-bin/guestbook.cgi
Both Amanda and Gina are available for you to "adopt" through Project Jason's Adopt a Missing Person program. For more information, visit http://www.projectjason.org/adopt.html.

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