James Alan Bradford

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Above Images: Bradford, circa 1996


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: September 6, 1996 from Phoenix, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: May 27, 1942
  • Age: 54 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'11 - 6'1, 185 - 195 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown/gray eyes. Bradford was born with his right hand missing at the wrist. He wore a hook-type prosthetic, but it was left behind. He wears prescription eyeglasses with gold or silver frames. Bradford has the letter J burned into his upper arm.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A long-sleeved shirt and dress slacks.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Bradford was last seen at approximately 9:00 a.m. on September 6, 1996 at his workplace on North Central Avenue between Adams and Washington Street in Phoenix, Arizona. He has never been heard from again. Bradford left his tan 1995 Nissan Altima behind at his place of employment, locked, with his prosthetic hand in the trunk. Few details are available in his case.


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


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing Adults
    Phoenix Police Department


    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 26, 2013; picture added, distinguishing characteristics updated.

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