Israel Ray Smith
North American Missing Persons Network
Israel Ray Smith

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Above Images: Smith, circa 2008

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 10, 2008 from Wytheville, Wythe County, Virginia
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date Of Birth: circa 1980
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 5'8-5'10"
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Male
  • Clothing: Black leather jacket, blue jeans, white dress shirt, white tennis shoes.
  • AKA: Is
  • Case Number: 2008-004374

  • Details of Disappearance

    Smith was last seen on March 10th when he visited his brother after work. He had been living in an apartment on Fulton Street in Wytheville prior to his disappearance.
    He might have been sighted on March 11 at 11:30 pm at the Kangeroo Gas station located on the corner of 4th street and Holston road.
    On March 14 when a welfare check was done nothing appeared to be missing from Smith’s apartment. His car was parked next to his apartment unlocked and with the keys inside. The front door of his apartment was open and the TV was on and a game controller was plugged in and left laying in the middle of the living room floor. Keys left on coffee table. Israel Smith reported missing by grandmother on 3/23/08. In the weeks leading up to his disappearance and even on the last day he was seen, his family and co-workers said they did not notice anything unusual about Smith's actions or demeanor. Smith's cell phone has not been used since his disappearance. He worked at the Radio Shack in Wytheville at the time. Smith had worked as a sales associate at the store since September 2007 and had been a model employee. Smith has a young son who lived with his mother in Pulaski County.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Wytheville Police Department
    Investigator Gary Davenport
    (276) 223-3307
    (276) 223-3300

    Source Information
    Wytheville Police Department