Missing Person New York Stevie Bates
UPDATE 4/8/21: The remains of Stevie Bates have been identified. The remains were found in September 2020 at a Queens, NY construction site on Cypress Avenue in Glendale. The remains were identified in April 2021.
According to the New York Post the remains were wrapped in a blanket.
Her mother posted a message:
“It is with deepest sorrow that we announce after nine long years of suffering the unknown our greatest fear has been confirmed. Through the recent discovery of our beloved Stevie’s remains. We now know that her precious life was taken in April of 2012.”
Stevie Danielle Bates
Case Type: Involuntary
DOB: Dec 29, 1992
Missing Date: Apr 28, 2012
Age Now: 20
Missing City: Yonkers
Missing State: NY
Case Number: 12-45085
Hair Color: Blonde
Hair Length: Shoulder Length
Eye Color: Brown
Wear Glasses or Contacts: No
Location Last Seen: Leaving NYC Port Authority 8th ave between 41st and 42nd street
Circumstances of Disappearance: On April 26, 2012 Stevie was returning from a cross county trip, traveling alone by Greyhound bus to NYC from Hot Springs AK. Surveillance cameras at NY Port Authority which showed her coming up the escalator from the greyhound bus at 8:51am on 4/28/2012. She stated that when she arrived in NYC she would stop in Brooklyn to meet a friend and then would come home, she has not been seen since.
There is no activity on Facebook since April 26, 2012, nor any activity on her cards. The friend she was to meet up with have not seen her since April 19, 2012.
Later, Stevie’s mother, Vivian Jones stated that the person was her ex boyfriend, Brandon Klosterman.
Vivian also stated that because of the delay by the police department, surveillance video that would have helped track Stevie was gone by the time they got to it.
She has a very distinct look of shoulder length hair that is dyed blonde and in dread locks.
Last Seen Wearing: dark skinny pants, 3/4 length navy blue spring maintenance jacket with the name Mike sewn on it, flat deck like sneakers (possibly blk/wht, and a small pocketbook with a long string type strap worn over her shoulder across the chest.
Identifying Marks or Characteristics: ear piercings (2 holes in each. nose piercing w/small stone in left nostril, tongue piercing w/round gold ball tongue ring, belly piercing w/2″ long chain belly ring
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