John Mitchell Kinsora Jr.

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Top Row and Bottom Left and Center: Kinsora, circa 1982;
Bottom Right: Age-progression to age 50 (circa 2013)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 26, 1982 from Phoenix, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: January 9, 1963
  • Age: 19 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7 - 5'9, 135 - 145 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Brown hair, brown eyes. Kinsora has a quarter-inch scar under his right eye and burn marks on his left forearm. He has had his tonsils removed.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A brown and black checkered flannel shirt, a gray Bob Seger t-shirt with blue sleeves, and light brown corduroy pants.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Kinsora was last seen between 3:00 and 4:30 a.m. on February 26, 1982, at a party at an apartment in the vicinity of the 4200 block of north 17th Street in Phoenix, Arizona. He has never been heard from again. He left behind his last paycheck. Few details are available in his case.

    Kinsora was born in Michigan. He drank alcohol and smoked marijuana at the time of his disappearance. His case remains unsolved and foul play is suspected.


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


    Source Information
    Phoenix Police Department
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children


    Updated 6 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 2, 2013; age-progression added.

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