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9 of 13 missing Kentucky children listed with national center are now adults

Lydia Perkins. Photo courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Lydia Perkins. Photo courtesy of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Kentucky has 13 missing children listed with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Eight of those missing children would now be adults.

Three of the Kentucky missing are from Lexington. Lydia Perkins went missing Oct. 26, 1997, and she would now be 30.

According to the website, Lydia "has a brown circular birthmark on the right side of her neck, a scar on her right eyebrow and a scar in the center of her forehead. She has shoulder-length hair which may be dyed red. She may use the last name Moberly."

Two siblings — Samuel Flores-Ayala, now 16, and Nancy Flores-Ayala, now 9 — were listed as missing from Lexington on April 11, 2008.

The Flores-Ayala children miight be in the company of their father and in Mexico, the center said. Their mother has applied for the return of the children under the international civil treaty: The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.

See more on the missing here on the center's website

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