Delray Beach Abduction: Missing Child May Be Hostage In Trunk

Jade Beneby

Jade Beneby may have been abducted this morning from Delray Beach. She texted her mother that she was in a car's trunk.

UPDATE: She has been found safe in Miami.
UPDATE: 12:51 pm –No word if Jade’s cell phone is an iPhone that may be located via gps and Apple’s “Find My Friends” service. No word as to whether police are attempting to triangulate a signal.
UPDATE: 12:03pm — This is now a statewide alert.

DELRAY BEACH, FL ( — Just in to our newsroom from Delray Beach Police:

Missing From: Delray Beach, FL
Missing Since: 02/21/2012

Jade Beneby walked to her school bus stop at SW 8 Ave and SW 1 St this morning. At 0705 hrs, she sent a text message to her mother asking for help. At 0706 hrs, she sent an additional text regarding her having done all that she could and stating that she was in the trunk of a vehicle. Jade was last seen wearing a long sleeve white shirt and long blue jeans. She had a pink bag. Call 561-243-7800 if you have any information.


Age: 17 DOB: 03/28/1994 Sex: Female
Race: Black
Hair: Black Eyes: Brown Height: 5-06

Weight: 105