Police seeking teenager missing from girls home

| 20/03/2018 | 19 Comments
Cayman News Service

Motesha Mothen

(CNS): The police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down 15-year-old Motesha Mothen, who was last seen at school yesterday (19 March). The teenager, who is a resident of the Frances Bodden home in Bodden Town, was wearing her John Gray High School uniform when she left for school on Monday but did not return home afterwards. She has black natural hair, brown eyes and is of brown complexion. 

Officers have been searching for her and are now asking anyone with information to call Bodden Town Police Station at 947-2220. Anonymous tips can be provided to the RCIPS Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777 or via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online here.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Need to deal with these with a heavy hand
    ” d e p o r t”

  2. Anonymous says:

    Guy shut up about violent games. I play very violent games and I am not violent soo….

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  3. Anonymous says:

    Enough already! Investigate the FB Girls Home!

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    • Anonymous says:

      Perhaps but they are not in there for nothing. Many of these young people have grave mental health issues that are left unaddressed.

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  4. "Anonymousir" says:

    hello people …. there is a problem with the girls home maybe? maybe not? but who has looked into it? and who looks into where these girls go? clearly they are in the care of someone when they go missing ….

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    • Anonymous says:

      So dont YOU do something about it. Start a “friends of looked after children” group and stop thinking its someones elses responsibility. The mantra it takes a village to raise a child should resonate with each and every one of us in this community. We turned a blind eye to poor parenting, we turn a blind eye to mental health, and we continue to turn a blind eye to the plight of young people at our peril.

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  5. Anonymous says:

    These children in the care of CAYS are the ‘throw-away’ results of a failed society who spends far too much on luxuries and fancy cars, and far too little on raising and disciplining children. The internet and violent games are producing these feral children, and the crime and social unrest are the natural results. It’s time to stop trying to compete with the fancy cars & homes and spend more time raising and shaping the next generation to be productive and responsible adults! The present entitled and unruly youth need a wake up call before entering the workforce (or courts system!), either of which they are poorly adapted to navigate.

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    • Anonymous says:

      The internet & violent games DO NOT produce “feral children”. Do you live in the 90s? Everywhere has access to violent games and all studies have shown that violent games don’t correlate to the bad behaviour of children.

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      • Anonymous says:

        Penises and vaginas create children when no birth control methods are used. Family planning (ie. not the evangelical “be fruitful and multiply” sermon) and birth control education are we need more of. Regardless of one’s religious leanings, Men and Women should be in some kind of committed relationship before pulling the goalie and bringing an new dependent person into the equation.

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      • Anonymous says:

        Pure BS. I love it when people say “all studies show.”

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    • annonymous says:

      couldn’t agree more!!

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    • Anonymous says:

      6:59 wish I could shake your hand .i know of one just turn sixteen,stop going to school over six months now,smokes Ganga every day ,living with the boy at his parents house ,her mother says she can’t do anything about it ,,..is that the fault of the girls home ? No ,she never been there .she will never graduate ,so how will she hold a job ? Umm,ah boy .too bad they can’t see tomorrow ..God bless ,wake up parents .

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      Feral children! If you think feral children has anything to do with video games then you are sorely misinformed. Try, dysfunctional families, absent fathers, inadequate parenting, mental health issues caused by neglect, abuse etc. We do not know this girls story but you can bet its a sad one else why would she end up in a childrens home.

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  6. Anonymous says:

    That place needs a review.

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  7. Anonymous says:

    Delighted to read the missing teen reports next day…some improvement at least.

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  8. annonymous says:

    Again?!!!! Why in God’s green earth don’t they place security officers around that place? or send her back to her family?!!!!

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    • Anonymous says:

      Put security officers around which place? The school or the home? As far as I understand she left the school compound and did not return to the home. The school already have security but I doubt very much that they are responsible for each student getting on the right bus and shuttled back to their home, wherever that may be. Stop blaming the school and the foster home for her issues, perhaps that is the reason she is in the home. However, whoever is harbouring her and others needs to be dragged into court and jail for their part in this.

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    • Anonymous says:

      Because its a “home” not a prison. Many children are there through no fault of their own.

    • Anonymous says:

      She did not abscond from the home! Next you will be suggesting we tag our children and basically treat them like criminals. Help is needed.

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