John Freisen Martens
John, approximately 2007; Age at the time of disappearance: -progression to Age at the time of disappearance: 11 (approximately 2013); Margaretha Neuderf Freisen
Date reported missing : 09/23/2007
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Family Abduction
Gender : Male
DOB : 05/31/2002 (19)
Age at the time of disappearance: 5 years old
Height / Weight : 3'6, 45 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian male. Blond hair, blue eyes. John's nickname is Johnny.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : John disappeared from Muleshoe, Texas on September 23, 2007. He was abducted by his non-custodial mother, Margaretha Neuderf Freisen. A felony warrant for kidnapping was issued for her on October 3, 2007.
A photo of Freisen is posted with this case summary. Her DOB : is May 9, 1984, making her 23 years old at the time of John's abduction. She's described as Caucasian, 5'6 and 140 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes. She wears eyeglasses and traditional Mennonite clothing.
Freisen and John may be in Mexico. The child's whereabouts are unknown and his case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Muleshoe Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Texas Department of Public Safety
North American Missing Persons Network
October 12, 2004. January 13, 2014; Age at the time of disappearance: -progression updated.