UPDATE: Missing American Boy Found Dead in Guangzhou

By Matthew Bossons, November 4, 2019

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UPDATE (November 5, 2019 at 5.12pm  CST): This afternoon, the Consulate General of the United States in Guangzhou confirmed that Liam has died. Read more here

UPDATE (November 4, 2019 at 9.12pm CST): Sources familiar with the situation have informed us that 3-year-old Liam is dead. No other information is available at this time. 

UPDATE (November 4, 2019 at 5.39pm CST): There are unverified reports circulating online that Liam has been found. The outcome of the search efforts is not immediately clear, but we will update you as soon as more information is made available. We can confirm that a search party organized for 6pm this evening has been called off. Stay tuned to That’s for further updates.

UPDATE (November 4, 2019 at 3.30pm CST): As of 3.20pm, Liam is still missing. A search party is being organized to aid in ongoing efforts to find the missing 3-year-old and will meet at 6pm in front of Central Plaza Building B (越秀区建设大马路22号中环广场B座1楼大堂).

A 3-year-old boy named Liam is currently missing in Guangzhou, after disappearing last night in the city’s Yuexiu district.

The boy, who is an American citizen, according to a staffer at the Consulate General of the United States in Guangzhou, was last seen by himself on surveillance footage at 11.50pm in a building near Taojin Metro Station.

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Image via WeChat

Liam’s primary language is English, although he can also speak French; he cannot speak Chinese, according to the consulate employee. At the time of his disappearance, he was wearing a sky-blue T-shirt and black and blue flip flops.

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Image via WeChat

If you have any information on Liam’s disappearance or possible whereabouts, please call 150 1307 3886 or your local police department.  

[Cover image via WeChat]

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