Leland Alton Jones

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Above Images: Jones, circa 2000


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 18, 2000 from Peoria, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 62 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'3 - 6'4, 300 - 325 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, blue eyes. Jones's right ear has been surgically removed and he has exposed bone on his head.
  • Medical Conditions: Jones had been suffering from brain cancer for over 15 years prior to his disappearance and has had numerous surgeries. He has a tumor encircling his brain and needs medication to control pain. He doesn't have his medicine with him. Jones's illness may make him confused and disoriented. He also has hearing problems as a result of his condition.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jones was last seen in the vicinity of the 8500 block of northwest Grand Avenue in Peoria, Arizona on November 18, 2000. He went to the Peoria Bazaar to buy a new hot plate and never returned. He He has never been heard from again. On November 24, his red 1993 Dodge Caravan was found stuck in the mud on the Gila River Indian Reservation. There was no sign of Jones at the scene. His sister doesn't believe he committed suicide; she fears he was abducted and robbed. Few details are available in his case.


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



    Source Information
    Phoenix Police Department
    The Arizona Republic


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 24, 2012; alternate height and weight added, medical conditions updated.

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