North American Missing Persons Network
Alissa Marie Turney

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Above Images: Turney, Bottom Right; Age-progressed to 25 years

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 17, 2001 from Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona.
  • Classification: Endangered Runaway
  • Date Of Birth: April 3, 1984
  • Age: 17
  • Height: 5'4"
  • Weight: 140-145 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: 1/2" scar on chin. May have blonde
    highlights in her hair. Pierced ears.
  • Clothing: Possibly wearing a blue shirt, baggy blue jeans
    and black shoes, or Gray shorts, white tank top, Gray sneakers and a Black back pack.
  • Case #: 01-10922334
  • NCMEC #: NCMC912562
  • NCIC #: M-751576587

  • Details of Disappearance
    Alissa was last seen at her residence in the vicinity of 34th St. and Bell Rd. in Phoenix, AZ. She was taken out of school early by her step-father who said he left her alone at the home around 1 P.M. The stepfather claims he returned at approximately 5 P.M. to find a note from Alissa saying she was running away to California. The step-father also claims he received a phone call from Alissa a week later from a California payphone. No one else has seen or heard from Alissa since her disappearance.
    The step-father was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison in 2010 for possessing bombs to attack a local union hall.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Phoenix Police Department
    Detective Anderson
    (602) 262-1663
    Detective Stuart Somershoe
    (602) 261-8065

    Source Information
    National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
    Child Protection Education of America, Inc.
    Phoenix Police