North American Missing Persons Network
LaQuanta Nachelle Riley

12 3 4 5 5
Above Images: Riley, circa 2003, Far Right: AP to age 29

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 7, 2003 from Montgomery, Alabama
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: February 26, 1984
  • Age: 19
  • Height: 5'8"
  • Weight: 200 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Scar on nose, tattoo of
    "RIP Mesha" on one bicep and her name "LaQuanta" on the other,
    pierced tongue with silver barbell, pierced ears.
  • Clothing: Yellow and green "Ecko" shirt, blue jeans,
    green and yellow "Reebok" athletic shoes
  • Jewelry: Silver chain bracelet.
  • AKA: "Quanna"
  • NCIC Number: M-983710810
  • Case Number: 03-031950

  • Details of Disappearance
    Riley was last seen getting into a green Ford Taurus or Caprice car at approximately 11:30 p.m. on December 7, 2003 in Montgomery, Alabama. Riley was living in her home on South Rick Drive when she disappeared.
    Riley graduated in 2002 from Redan High School in Stone Mountain, Ga.
    Riley arrived in Montgomery over the Thanksgiving holidays after living with a friend in Eufaula since the summer.
    Riley's family believes she was the victim of a crime. They don't believe Riley would have left and not told anyone where she was going.
    About two weeks after she disappeared Riley's mother received a disturbing telephone message from Riley In the message, Riley said, "I don't want to eat," and was crying. Because of that phone message, it appeared Riley might be in danger.
    It is unknown if it is foul play or voluntarily in Riley's disappearance.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Montgomery Police Department
    (334) 241-2831
    (334) 241-2651
    Alabama Bureau of Investigation Center
    Missing and Exploited Children

    Source Information
    Alabama Department of Public Safety
    City of Montgomery
    Find Laquanta
    Texas Equusearch
    National Center for Missing Adults
    Montgomery Advertiser (AL) 1/20/04