Joseph Gutierrez
North American Missing Persons Network
Joseph Gutierrez

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 3, 1983 from Sanborn Township, Alpena County, Michigan
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 16
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Weight: 150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Dark brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Clothing: Swimwear (either swim trunks or cut off jeans).
  • AKA: Joey
  • Case Number: 74-1551-83

  • Details of Disappearance
    Joseph Gutierrez and his friend, Christopher Jedra (both of Detroit) were camping near South Point. Jedra's parents dropped them off on 9-3-83 with plans to pick them up the following day. When they arrived at the campsite, they found it intact but the boys were no where to be found.

    Extensive ground, water and air searches were conducted and on 9-19-83 Christopher Jedra's body was located 1/2 mile offshore of North Point. Joey Gutierrez has not been located. It is suspected that they boys attempted a swim to an offshore island and drown.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Michigan State Police

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