Ruwayn Omar Murad

Wanted FugitiveParental Abduction
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Suspect Details

Suspect Name
Ruwayn Omar Murad
Suspect Alias
Ruwain Omar Murad, Rouwain Omar Mourad, Hassan Shibli
Wanted Fugitive
Wanted For
Parental Abduction
Connection to Victim
Ruwayn Omar Murad (61) is wanted for kidnapping his two children from the residence of the parents of his estranged wife in Rutland, VT. On 04/30/2000, Murad traveled to Vermont in order to meet his children. Shortly after arriving at the residence, he
took the children outside to play with them in the yard of the property. He was then observed forcing the children into a vehicle and leaving the area. 

A federal arrest warrant charging Murad with international parental kidnapping was issued in Burlington, Vermont, on 05/25/2000.

Both children have been safely located. Murad remains a fugitive. Murad is thought to be in Beirut, Lebanon, and also has ties to Syria, Turkey, Jordan, France, as well as the Boston, Massachusetts, area. He was working in New York until the time of the abduction. Murad is a naturalized American citizen.

Physical Description

Age When Reported Missing
Age As of Today
  Middle Eastern
Hair Color
Eye Color
  Last Seen Wearing
  Distinct Features
Murad has a scar on his abdomen. By way of occupation, Murad is reported to be a construction management engineer.
  Medical Alert

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FBI Information

FBI Field Office Division
(518) 465-7551

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