Jozlynn Mari Martinez
North American Missing Persons Network
Jozlynn Mari Martinez

Above Images: Martinez

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 22, 2010 from Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 2
  • Height: 33"
  • Weight: 22 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Sandy
  • Eye Color: Hazel
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Sex: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Scab on her chin from recent injury,
    birthmark and bald spot on right side of her head, faint birthmark on her
    left leg.
  • Case Number: 10LN25

  • Details of Disappearance
    Jozlynn was last seen on February 22, 2010 at her West Side Grand Rapids home.

    In October 2010, a jury found Jeffrey Malmberg, the mother's live-in boyfriend, guilty of second-degree murder in the death of two-year-old Jozlynn Martinez. She was killed in February 2010, but police never found her body. . Malmberg confessed to kneeling on the girl's chest until she stopped breathing, then dumping her body in a trash bin. Malmberg told police Jozlynn's body was taken to a commercial trash Dumpster several blocks away from the home.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Grand Rapids Police Department

    Source Information
    WZZM 13