North American Missing Persons Network
Latisha Hayes McCarter

Above Image: McCarter, circa 1998

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 7, 1998 from Sacramento, Sacramento County, California
  • Classification: Non-Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: July 7, 1982
  • Age: 15
  • Height: 5'2"
  • Weight: 120 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black/Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: McCarter has a circular birthmark
    on the center of her left arm. Her ears are pierced
  • AKA: Nickname is Tish
  • Case Number: 980028840

  • Details of Disappearance
    McCarter resided in Oakland, California in 1998. She visited her sister in Sacramento, California on April 7 of that year. McCarter's sister said that they walked along the 3800 block of Stockton Avenue during the day. She stated that she walked across the street to purchase meals from a restaurant and left McCarter on the other side of the road. Her sister returned outside shortly afterwards, but McCarter had disappeared. Witnesses told authorities that they saw an unidentified African-American male force her into a 1984 copper-colored Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Her disappearance was not reported for five days.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Sacramento Police Department

    Source Information
    California Dept. Of Justice
    The Sacramento Bee