Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance
Details of Disappearance
Dwight was last seen with his mother, Tanisha Edwards, on April 14, 2011, in Sacramento.
His mother has been unable or unwilling to reveal what happened to him. Authorities were not aware of his disappearance until Edwards was arrested for an alleged parole violation and being under the influence in late March 2012. Child Protective Services issued a warrant for Edwards to produce the child. Police say she was unable to provide information about Dwight’s whereabouts.
Edwards is a drug user who led a transient lifestyle and may have given the baby to someone else to raise. Police also suspect she may be hiding the baby’s location to try and reunite with the child if she is released.
According to reports, police accompanied CPS to find Edwards and her baby on four occasions over the course of six days in April 2011. Police tried to find the child again in August 2011.
Edwards has told police that baby Dwight got sick and died at an unknown hospital or was with unidentified relatives or a Black Muslim women.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Sacramento County Sheriff's Office (California)
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children