Name: Jawaher Hejji
Age: 26 years old
Last seen: December 22, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Status: Found deceased in September 2021
26 year old Jawaher Hejji was last seen on December 22, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Authorities located surveillance footage showing her walking alone on the Armargosa Trail at the base of Black Mountain the following day.
Jawaher hasn’t been seen or heard from since.
Jawaher was last seen near 9100 South Las Vegas Boulevard near Pebble Road on December 22, 2020 at approximately 12:00 pm.
The following day, her car was found by the Henderson Police Department, parked at Shaded Canyon Drive near Horizon Ridge Parkway in Henderson.
Her keys were on the hood of the car, with her wallet and phone left inside, but Hejji was nowhere to be found.
Surveillance footage showed her walking on a construction site near the Amargosa Trail, not far from the top of Black Mountain.
On December 25, 2020, Hejji was reported missing by her family who had not seen or heard from her since December 22, 2020.
Authorities are still searching for Hejji, and have asked for the public’s assistance in locating her. Red Rock Search and Rescue helped search efforts, under the direction of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.
Her family has conducted countless searches in the area where she went missing, but to no avail.
At the time of her disappearance she may have been under severe emotional distress and in need of medical assistance. Her case remains unsolved.
Remains Located in September 2021
The discovery came after a climber found her skull and called police, who then found the rest of her remains on the mountain.
Her cause and manner of death will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office.
Cause of Death Unable to be Determined
On Friday, November 20, 2021, the Clark County Coroner’s Office announced that they were unable to determine what killed Jawaher Hejji.
Hejji was born on August 30, 1994. She has black hair, brown eyes, stands 5’8, and weighs 190 pounds.
She was last seen wearing a pink hoodie and black sweatpants.
If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Jawaher Hejji please contact the LVMPD Missing Person’s Detail at (702) 828-3111, or Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555.
Resources & Further Information
Missing Adult: Jawaher Hejji – Las Vegas Metro Police Department
News & Media Links
Family desperate for answers after relative disappears, search continues – KTNV 01/21
Public help sought in locating woman last seen on Henderson trail – Las Vegas Sun 02/21
Video shows Las Vegas woman walking alone in trail, days before being reported missing – News3 02/21
Las Vegas police release new surveillance photos, footage of 26-year-old woman reported missing in December – Fox 5 02/21
Las Vegas police still looking for missing 26-year-old Jawaher Hejji – KTNV 02/21
‘Why is she walking there?’ Missing woman sat in car for 2 hours, left phone before vanishing near construction site – 8 News Now 03/21
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