Joy Melody Mercado

Above: Joy, circa 2015


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 12, 2015 from Van Nuys, California
  • Classification: Endangered Runaway
  • Date Of Birth: April 17, 1999
  • Age: 15 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'4, 130 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A green and black flannel shirt and black leggings.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Joy disappeared from Van Nuys, California on March 12, 2015. Authorities believe she left of her own accord. Few details are available in her case.


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


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    California Attorney General's Office


    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated March 18, 2017; casefile added.

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