Misheila Isleen Martinez

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Left: Misheila, circa 2001;
Right: Age-progression to age 25 (circa 2012)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 22, 2000 from Paterson, New Jersey
  • Classification: Endangered Runaway
  • Date of Birth: June 10, 1987
  • Age: 13 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'7 - 5'1, 100 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown hair, green eyes. Some agencies refer to Misheila as Misheila Sugel Martinez or Misheila Martinez-Gissat. She has a freckled complexion, a mole on her buttocks and a small scar near her nose.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A ring with a small stone in the center.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Misheila's twin sister Francheska ran away from their Patterson, New Jersey home on June 9, 2000, the day before the girls' thirteenth birthdays. Six weeks later, on July 22, Misheila ran away also. The Martinez sisters are believed to be traveling together. They may be in the Bronx or Brooklyn boroughs of New York City, New York. Their cases remain unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    New Jersey State Police


    Updated 5 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated December 1, 2013; age-progression updated.

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