Ataui Deng Hopkins: Sudanese Model Goes Missing in NYC; Not Seen for 10 Days

Ataui Deng Hopkins, a Sudanese supermodel who is based in New York City, apparently went missing and the NYPD said she’s been gone for nearly two weeks.

Deng has been missing since August 6, according to the the Village Voice.

The NYPD said she lives on New York’s Lower East Side in Manhattan. A number of fashion industry workers, including model Ajak Deng, asked for help in locating the model, according to the publication.

Ajak Deng posted an Instagram photo and asked users to email if they have any information about her.  “MISSING: My friend Ataui Deng has been missing for 10 days. She was last seen in the Lower East Side of New York City. She is 5 feet 10 inches tall and slim. If you see her please email Thank you,” he wrote.


The NYPD said she went missing at around midnight on Aug. 6, leaving a building on 251 W. 48th in Manhattan. She was at a party for Major Models at The Attic, located in Hell’s Kitchen.

Deng is six-foot-one, 110 pounds, and she has black hair. She has a dark complexion and she also has a slim build, according to CBS Local, citing the NYPD.

She has been working in New York City since 2008.     

CBS Local reported that anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or by going to the  Crime Stoppers website. One can also text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) before entering TIP577.

Here’s a few videos of her modeling: