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The Missing
Trenton John Duckett
Trenton Duckett
Trenton John Duckett
Trenton Duckett, age-progressed to seven years
Trenton Duckett, age-progressed to nine years
Trenton Duckett, age-progressed to 11 years
Trenton John Duckett, age-progressed to 13 years
- Circa 2006 -
Age-progressed to 7 years
Age-progressed to 9 years
Age-progressed to 11 years
Age-progressed to 13 years

MISSING since August 27, 2006 from Leesburg, Florida

Police Case #06083735
NCIC Case #M-235928563
NCMEC Case #NCMC1052224

Endangered Missing
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35 lbs.
Date of Birth:
August 10, 2004

Identifying Characteristics:
Trenton has a small mark over his left eye.
He was last seen wearing denim shorts, a green and blue striped shirt and a diaper.
Circumstances of Disappearance:
Melinda M. DuckettJoshua DuckettUnknown. His photos are shown age-progressed to four years, seven years, nine years, and 11 years, respectively. He was last seen at approximately 7:00 p.m. on August 27, 2006 at the Windemere Apartments in the 1400 block of Griffin Road in Leesburg, Florida. He lived there with his mother, Melinda M. Duckett (photo at right). Melinda told authorities she put her son to bed around 7:00 p.m., and when she went to check on him two hours later, he was missing. Several days after his disappearance they announced that his parents, Melinda and Joshua Duckett (photo at right) were the focal point of the investigation. They were in the process of a divorce and custody battle. Joshua Duckett cooperated with authorities, and passed a polygraph test. Melinda Duckett refused a polygraph and failed a voice stress test. Melinda told her Melinda Duckett's carattorney that she took her son and a shotgun to a shooting range on August 27, and became lost and drove around central Florida for eight hours. A photograph of Melinda's 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse is shown at right. Witnesses reported seeing her in Leesburg at the time she was supposedly lost. On September 8, Melinda was found deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot. She left two notes, neither of which disclosed any information as to what happened to Trenton. After her death, police officially named her as the prime and only suspect in Trenton's case. He remains missing and his case remains unsolved.
Investigating Agency/Contact:

Leesburg Police Department: 1-352-787-2121
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children:  1-800-843-5678



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