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Nine-year-old Maribel Oquendo-Carrero was last seen on either December 5th or 6, 1982 in Homestead, Florida. She was seen walking into a store and was never heard from again.

The circumstances surrounding Maribel's disappearance are unclear, but some agencies state she was abducted by her non-custodial father, Emiliano Olivo Oquendo. Emiliano's date of birth is October 8, 1938; he was forty-four years old in December 1982. He has been arrested multiple times in Florida in recent years, always on minor charges.


Maribel's case is classified as an endangered missing person. The case remains unsolved and few details are available regards her disappearance.

Maribel was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, blue & pink pants, and beige & brown shoes.

If you have any information about Maribel's case, contact the Homestead, Florida Police Department.

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