North American Missing Persons Network
Tigist Hailu

Above Images: Hailu

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 2, 2001 from Mission Viejo, Orange County, California
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: 1969
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 5'0"
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black - Ehiopian
  • Sex: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Tigist has a mole on her right temple.
    Her ears are pierced. Her exact birthdate is unknown, but the year of her birth
    is correct.
  • Jewelry: She was wearing a gold necklace.
  • Case Number: 01-135011

  • Details of Disappearance
    Hailu was last seen in Mission Viejo, California on July 2, 2001. Tigist Hailu was reported missing by her employers. Tigist was employed as a nanny and was brought to the United States from Dubai, U.A.E. to care for the coupleís children while they were visiting in the city of Mission Viejo.

    On July 2, 2001, Tigistís employers went out for the evening and returned shortly after midnight to find their children unsupervised and their nanny Tigist Hailu missing.

    Tigistís purse and cash from the residence were also missing. Tigistís employers suspect that Tigist wanted to remain in the United States and most likely left voluntarily to avoid returning to Dubai.

    Tigist has not been seen or heard from since.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Orange County Sheriff's Department

    Source Information
    California Dept. Of Justice
    Orange County Sheriff's Department