Irina Malezhik
North American Missing Persons Network
Irina Malezhik

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Above Images: Irina Malezhik, circa 2007

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 15, 2007 from Brooklyn, New York
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: not specified
  • Age: 47
  • Height: 5'2"
  • Weight: 110 lbs
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Irina was born in the Ukraine
    and speaks Russian and English.
  • Clothing: A casual jacket.
  • Jewelry: n/a

  • Details of Disappearance
    Malezhik was last seen walking out of the lobby of her apartment building on the 400 block of Corbin Place in the New
    York borough of Brooklyn at 1:00 pm on October 15, 2007. She was carrying a cosmetics bag at the time of her disappearance.
    She has never been heard from again. A friend reported her missing on November 8. She left all of her belongings and
    identification behind at home.

    A federal jury found Dmitriy Yakovlev, 43, guilty of the murders and identity thefts of Irina Malezhik and Viktor Alekseyev. The remains of Malezhik, a Russian-language translator who lived in Brooklyn and worked in the federal courts, have never been found; Alekseyev disappeared in December 2005, and his body was found in New Jersey in 2006. Yakovlev was also found guilty of stealing the identity of a third Brooklyn resident, Michael Klein, who disappeared in November 2003.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
    (212) 384-5000

    Source Information
    The Charley Project