In the sprawling heart of Baltimore, amidst its vibrant neighborhoods and bustling streets, a father’s heartache echoes far and wide.
The city is uniting in a shared mission to locate 17-year-old Makiah Bailey, who disappeared without a trace on June 14, 2023. As the days turn into weeks and then months, her father, Donald Bailey, issues a heartfelt plea for the public’s assistance in bringing her back home.
Makiah Bailey is not just a name; she embodies resilience, intelligence, and the promise of a bright future. An honor roll student on the cusp of her senior year in high school, Makiah’s life was a tapestry woven with dreams and aspirations. Her sudden absence left her loved ones grappling with a void that seems impossible to fill.
Donald Bailey shared a heartfelt message for his missing daughter. “I love you Stink, please contact me and let me know you are okay and safe. I just want to hear your voice,” he implores, his words carrying the weight of a father’s love and the ache of uncertainty.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) has joined the search for Makiah, shedding light on her possible whereabouts. The family’s strong belief that she may remain in the area and be in the company of an adult male amplifies the urgency of the search. The mysterious circumstances surrounding Makiah’s disappearance have left her loved ones seeking answers and closure.
Baltimore, often renowned for its strong sense of community, has rallied around Bailey’s father and family in their time of need. The story of Makiah’s disappearance has become a shared narrative that resonates with parents, siblings, and friends alike. As word spreads, an outpouring of support and assistance has emerged from every corner of the city.
If you have any information about Makiah or her disappearance, please contact NCMEC at 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) or the Baltimore City Police Department at 1-410-396-3151.