KS JENNIFER LANCASTER & 2 DAUGHTERS: Missing from Topeka, KS - 12 May 2000 - Age 20, 13 mo, 1 mo


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On May 12, 2000 Jennifer Dawn Lancaster along with her two infant daughters from Topeka, Kansas. The family has never been heard from again.

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Jennifer left her residence at approximately at 8pm on May 12, 2000 to go to a male acquaintance's home and never arrived. Her vehicle was found abandoned in an apartment complex. Jennifer is missing with her two children who are also listed in NamUs, Monique Smith (MP #11471) and Sidney Smith (MP #11470).


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Sidney Smith

Sidney's photo is shown age-progressed to 20 years. They were last seen on May 12, 2000.


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Monique Smith

Monique's photo is shown age-progressed to 19 years. Sidney's photo is shown age-progressed to 20 years. They were last seen on May 12, 2000. Their height and weights are approximations for when they were last seen.


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Jennifer, and Sidney Smith, and Monique Smith

Missing Since: 05/12/2000
Missing From: Topeka, Kansas
Classification: Endangered Missing
Sex: Female
Race: White
Date of Birth: 06/08/1981 (38)
Age: 18 years old
Height and Weight: 5'5, 100 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blue and white shirt, denim shorts, sandals, diamond stud earrings and gold hoop earrings.
Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Lancaster's ears are double-pierced and her right eyebrow is pierced. She has a tattoo of the words "low rider" in green and black ink on her left upper arm and a tattoo of an unspecified green and black ink design on her lower back.

Details of Disappearance
Lancaster was last seen in Topeka, Kansas on May 12, 2000. She and her two baby daughters, Sidney Smith and Monique Smith, left home at approximately 8:00 p.m. to go to a male acquaintance's home. They never arrived and none of them have ever been heard from again.

Lancaster's vehicle was found abandoned at an apartment complex a week later. No one in the family has ever been heard from again; few details are available in their cases.


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MISSING IN KANSAS: Topeka mom, 2 infant girls gone for nearly 20 years
Posted: Aug 07, 2019
written by Annette Lawless


Two girls and a young mom missing for nearly 20 years.

Jennifer Lancaster and her daughters, Sidney and Monique Smith, were last seen leaving their Topeka home around 8 p.m. on May 12, 2000. Jennifer and the girls were going to a male friend’s home, but they never arrived. Later, Jennifer’s vehicle was found abandoned at an apartment complex.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has created age-progressed photos of what Monique and Sidney would look like as teenagers.

If you have information that could help the case, contact the Topeka Police Department at (785) 368-9200 or the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at (800) THE-LOST.

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