Lee Roy Young

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Above Images: Young, circa 1990

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 4, 1990 from Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: November 22, 1933
  • Age: 56 years old
  • Height and Weight: 6'1 - 6'2, 200 - 215 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian male. Gray hair, brown eyes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A Rolex watch with a copper face and diamonds on the face and band. A photo of the watch is posted below this case summary.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Young was last seen leaving a restaurant in Scottsdale, Arizona at approximately 12:30 p.m. on May 4, 1990. Someone used his car telephone after 3:00 p.m. that day. He has never been heard from again. Lee's plum-colored Lincoln Town Car was found burning in a remote desert area one hundred miles south of Phoenix, Arizona the day of his disappearance. It was in Pinal County, Arizona, 1.3 miles from State Route 77 north. The car was badly damaged in the blaze and authorities weren't able to get much evidence from it.

    Young bought and sold jewelry in his spare time and always carried large amounts of cash to make jewelry purchases. Authorities found thousands of dollars worth of jewelry in his car trunk, but his briefcase containing files was missing. Young was a bank executive in 1990. He had contacted federal authorities and said he suspected his bank was being used in a money-laundering ring. It's unclear whether this has any bearing on his disappearance.

    Foul play is suspected in Young's disappearance, which remains unsolved.

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    Above: Young's Rolex watch

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Scottsdale Police Department
    480-312-5155

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    Source Information
    The Doe Network
    Unsolved Mysteries
    NamUs

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    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 30, 2010; middle name, alternate height and alternate weight added, details of disappearance updated.

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