Steven Ray Leasure

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Above Images: Leasure, circa 2015

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 2, 2015 from Burlington, Iowa
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: October 22, 1951
  • Age: 63 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'8 - 5'10, 200 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Blue eyes. Leasure is bald and may have some facial hair. He has a scar between his eyes that goes up over his left eye, a surgical scar on the side of his head, and a four- to five-inch tattoo of a catfish on his forearm. Leasure's nicknames are Steve and Stevie. One of his eyes closes more than the other.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A dark-colored t-shirt, denim shorts and black and red sneakers.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Leasure was last seen at a Circle K convenience store in the 1000 block of Maple Street in Burlington, Iowa on May 2, 2015. He was putting air into the tires of his blue and silver GT mountain bicycle at the time; a photo of the bike is posted below this case summary. He has never been heard from again. On June 9, over a month after Leasure disappeared, his bicycle was found at a lake near Hope Haven International, which provides housing and services for disabled individuals. Authorities searched the lake with sonar-equipped boats, but found no indication of Leasure's whereabouts. The circumstances of his disappearance are unclear; it remains unsolved.

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    Above: Leasure's bicycle

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Burlington Police Department
    319-753-8366

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    Source Information
    Iowa Missing Persons Information Clearinghouse
    Iowa Cold Cases
    NamUs
    The Hawk Eye
    KWQC
    Facebook Page for Steven Leasure

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 2, 2016; casefile added.

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