North American Missing Persons Network
Ira Jack Josytewa

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Above Images: Josytewa, circa 2001

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: August 28, 2001 from Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 3, 1979
  • Age: 21
  • Height: 5'5"
  • Weight: 163 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: Native American/Hispanic
  • Gender: Male
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Surgical scar on abdomen,
    scar on left knee. Ira's hair is short and black with thin pony tail in back.
  • Clothing: Gray T-shirt, dk. blue "Perry Ellis" jeans, white "Nike"
    athletic shoes with blue trimming.
  • AKA: B.J.
  • Case Number: 11652520

  • Details of Disappearance
    Unknown. Ira was last seen near the 3400 block of W. Buckeye Rd. His abandoned 1996 teal green Nissan Altima was located in an apartment complex near 38th Ave. and McDowell Rd. The vehicle's door was open and personal belongings inside. He never arrived at work and has not picked up his paycheck. He left behind two young children.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Phoenix Police Department
    (602) 261-8042

    Source Information
    Phoenix Police Department
    National Center for Missing Adults