Name: Jawaher Hejji
Age: 26 years old
Last seen: December 22, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Status: Remains Found
Jawaher Hejji has black hair and brown eyes, she is 5’8 tall and weighs 190lbs.
She was last seen wearing black sweatpants and a pink hoodie.
Jawaher Hejji was last seen near 9100 South Las Vegas Boulevard near Pebble Road on December 22nd, 2020 at around 12 pm.
Jawaher’s vehicle was found the following day by the Henderson Police Department, parked at Shaded Canyon Drive near the Amargosa Trail in Henderson.
Jawaher sat in her car for 2 hours, then when she got out of the car she put her keys on the roof and left all belongings including her phone, which was wiped of messages, in her car. She then went on to walk along the Amargosa Trail alone.
Several searches, including by foot, drones, and helicopters, in the area on the construction site, have come up empty. Her family says a police dog tracked Jawaher’s scent on a path towards another residential area but then lost it near a road.
Authorities are keeping up with leads/tips every day. Authorities and Jawaher’s family are asking the public for any information, no lead is too small.
Jawaher Hejji suffers from depression and could be in severe emotional distress and in need of medical help.
Henderson police responded to a report of skeletal remains found near Black Mountain on September 6th, 2021. The remains were positively identified as belonging to Jawaher Hejji.
Jawaher Hejji’s mother told FOX 5 that a climber found her daughter’s skull and that the rest of her remains were later found on the mountain.
The cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County coroner’s office, police have said.
If you have any information on the disappearance of Jawaher Hejji please contact the LVMPD Missing Person’s Detail at 702-828-3111 or call Crime Stopper’s at 702-385-5555.
There is a $2,000 reward being offered for any information leading to finding Jawaher Hejji.