North American Missing Persons Network
 
Kamelia Maria Spencer

1 AP
Above Images: Spencer, circa 1999 Right; AP to age 18


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 20, 1999 from Palmdale, Los Angeles County, California
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: January 7, 1997
  • Age: 2
  • Height: 3'0"
  • Weight: 45 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Biracial
  • Gender: Female
  • NCMEC Number: NCMC882726
  • NCIC Number: M-920676479


  • Details of Disappearance

    Kamelia was allegedly abducted by her non-custodial father and grandmother, Derek Spencer and Helen Barbara Gruning, during a foster care visit. FBI UFAP warrants were issued for the abductors on 10/27/00. The abductors may be in the company of another adult female. They may have left the country or traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada. They may be armed and dangerous. CAUTION ADVISED.



    Abductor1Abductor1
    Abductor: Derek Spencer

  • Date Of Birth: July 16, 1972.
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 5'8"-6'1"
  • Weight: 160-180
  • Hair Color: Blond/Sandy
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: "Derek" tattoo on arm.
  • AKA: May use the last name "Gruning".

  • Abductor2
    Abductor: Helen Gruning

  • Date Of Birth: April 24, 1947
  • Age: 52
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 105 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Red
  • Eye Color: Green
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Often wears wigs.


  • Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Los Angeles Sheriff's Department
    (661) 267-4300


    Source Information
    California Department of Justice
    Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office
    National Center for Missing & Exploited Children