8-year-old has been missing out of Pasco since September 2020

Have you seen Edgar Casian? His siblings were found living under dangerous conditions in Mexico.

UPDATE at 2:00 p.m. on June 8: KAPP-KVEW spoke with Pasco Police, who clarified that the child was only reported missing last week. However, he was last seen in September, per the family.

PASCO, Wash. — Local police are asking for the community’s help in finding an 8-year-old boy who has been missing from the Tri-Cities since September 2020.

According to a Facebook post by the Pasco Police Department, Edgar Casian has not been accounted for in approximately nine months. Two of his siblings, ages nine and three, were recently recovered in Tijuana, Mexico; and Pasco police say that the children were kept under dangerous living conditions.

Edgar is a male, Hispanic child with black hair and brown eyes who was born on January 21, 2013. If he were currently in Washington state, he would be in either Second or Third grade. His most recent measurements suggest that he’s 4-feet-tall and weighs approximately 60 lbs. The last date that he was seen was September 21, 2020.

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Detective Jon Davis and Officer Adrian Alaniz have been working with the child’s parents and stepparents to uncover his location. Pasco police say that the parents claim they don’t know where he is.

If you have any information to contribute to this search, you’re urged to reach out to the Pasco Police Department dispatch at (509)628-0333 or email Detective Davis, who is bilingual, at davisj@pasco-wa.gov. The associated Case No. is 21-15039.

This is a developing news story. An update or follow-up article will be issued once more information is announced by local authorities.


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