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Friday, September 19, 2014

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Cal State Northridge Student Missing NR14351sm

October 17, 2014

Update:
On October 16, 2014, at approximately 11:50 p.m., Mr. Alkadi’s remains were discovered alongside the 10 Freeway near the Cook Street overpass in the City of Palm Desert.

On Monday afternoon, October 20, 2014, Chief Charlie Beck will conduct a press conference regarding the status of Robbery-Homicide Division’s investigation into the disappearance and death of CSUN student Abdullah Alkadi.

Because the investigation is at a crucial juncture, further information surrounding this investigation will not be released until the news conference.


Northridge:
The family of Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi and the Los Angeles Police Department’s Missing Persons Unit are requesting the public’s assistance in locating him.

On September 17, 2014, around 12:00 p.m., Alkadi was last seen at his residence located in the 9900 block of Reseda Boulevard.  Alkadi is a full time student at Cal State Northridge.  His family is extremely concerned for his welfare.
 
Alkadi is described as a 23-year-old male Middle Eastern with black hair and brown eyes.  He stands 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 110 pounds.  Alkali was last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans and beige shorts.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi is urged to contact LAPD’s Missing Persons Unit, Detective Carlton at (2130996-1800.  During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247).  Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).  Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on "webtips" and follow the prompts.


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