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Albuquerque FBI Division - Public Affairs Office

The FBI is renewing its request for the public's help in finding Anthonette Cayedito on the 35th anniversary of her disappearance in Gallup, New Mexico, when she was nine years old.

Cayedito, who is of Navajo and Italian descent, was last seen inside her family's residence on April 6, 1986.

"The FBI and our partners have checked out numerous tips as we continue to investigate this disappearance," said acting Special Agent in Charge Eric S. Brown Sr. of the Albuquerque FBI Division. "We are asking anyone who might have information about this case to come forward now and help us find Anthonette."

The FBI is investigating this case with the Gallup Police Department and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety. 

FBI posters in English and Navajo with an age-progressed photo of Cayedito can be found at:

Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call the FBI (24 hours) at 505-889-1300, or go online,

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FBI still searching for Anthonette Cayedito 34 years after her disappearance in Gallup, New Mexico