North American Missing Persons Network
Jyrine Kyese Harris

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Above Images: Right: AP to age 16

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: June 23, 2002 from Irvington, Essex County, New Jersey
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 15, 1999
  • Age: 2 years old
  • Height: 3'0
  • Weight: 32 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Harris has a medium complexion.
    He has a scar above his right eyebrow, a scar on the inner part of his right
    arm, a scar on the inner part of his upper left arm and a birthmark on his back.
    Jyrine had suffered several fractures to his shoulder, wrist and his leg.
  • Medical Conditions: Diagnosed as having a brittle bone disease,
    Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Type I. A fractured knee.
  • Clothing: He was last seen wearing a white disposable diaper with
    baby Muppet characters.
  • AKA: His nicknames are Fatman, Pooh and Poppa Babba.
  • Case Number: 02-28954
  • NCIC Number: M-622503119

  • Details of Disappearance
    Jyrine Harris was last seen sleeping in his bed at 1.00 AM on June 23, 2002. Jyrine, was asleep with several other children in his second-floor bedroom.
    He has not been seen since.
    When he was last seen, Jyrine had a cast on his right leg from knee to toe with "Get well soon fat boy" written on it.
    He was living with his grandmother, his older sister and brother and recovering from the fractured leg. He was almost immobile.
    Foul play is suspected. The boy's parents have been ruled out as suspects.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Irvington Police Department
    NJSP Missing Persons Unit

    Source Information
    National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    New Jersey State Police
    Star-Ledger, The (Newark, NJ)