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Personal Information

Photo
Surname
Jensen
Given Name
Kirsa Mary
Alternative Name
Photo After Aging (Age Progression)
Link to Photo (URL)
www.police.govt.nz/sites/default/files/styles/missing_persons_200/public/missing_persons/2017_11/kirsa.jpg

Demographics

Date of Birth
December 14, 1968
Age
14
Age Group
Teenager
Gender
Female
Hair Color
Blonde
Eye Color
Light
Height (ft'in")
5'6
Height (cm)
158
Weight (lbs)
Weight (kg)
0
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Distinguishing Characteristics
Photo of Distinguishing Feature
Medical
Physical Abnormality
Tattoos
Scars & Other Marks
Piercings
Shoe Size
Nationality
New Zealand
Languages Spoken

Disappearance

In-Depth Case Overview:
Kirsa Jensen
Map of Key Locations
Clothing (Key Word)
Clothing (Full Description)
Photo of Clothing or Accessories
Possessions / Accessories
Date of Disappearance
August 31, 1983
Address
Awatoto Beach
Country
New Zealand
Province or State
North Island
City
Napier
Postal Code
4110
Taken From (Location)
Beach
Circumstances
Alone
Vehicle
White Utility Vehicle (UTE) (possibly with brown panels)
License Plate
Photo of Vehicle
Suspect
Man
Suspect Description
Witness 1: Caucasian Man, 511" (180cm), bald, age 45 - 50. Witness 2: Caucasian Man, Brown Hair, Aged 20-30. May be the same man or may be two separate men.
Photo of Suspect
Status
Missing
Remains Were Recovered
Recovery of Remains
Latitude
-39.5341
Longitude
176.9194

Further Details

Notes
Kirsa was last seen near the Gun Embankment (WWII fortification) near the opening of the Tutaekuri River south of Awatoto Beach. According to various witnesses, she may have had a bloodied face. She may also have been speaking with a caucasian man driving a white utility vehicle in a confrontation near the Embankment. Kirsa was supposed to be out ridng along the beach exercising her horse Commodore. Commodore was found near the River, but Kirsa had disappeared.
See Also
Contact Agency
New Zealand Police
Contact Police (Email)
Contact Police (Phone)
Contact Police (Local)
111 or 115
Contact Police (Website)
forms.police.govt.nz/forms/report-sighting-missing-person/34
Alternative Contact
Crime Stoppers (0800 555 111)
Notice URL
www.police.govt.nz/missing-persons/listings/kirsa-jensen
Poster(s)
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