For 15 years, Laroya Nate Bray has been classified as a runaway.
At the time of her disappearance, Laroya was a 10th grader at Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles, California. However, the 15-year-old was getting ready to transfer to her new school, Dorsey High. According to those who knew her well, Laroya was a vibrant personality who had no problem speaking her mind, but she could be a tad coy around strangers.
On March 26, 2003, Laroya’s mother’s fiancé alerted Laroya’s mother, who wasn’t home, that he couldn’t locate the teenager. When Laroya’s mother returned around 11:00 p.m. that evening, Laroya still couldn’t be found. She was immediately reported missing, but because police believed she left by her own volition, she was listed as a runaway. To this day, police still don’t believe she is an endangered person.
Laroya has never been seen or heard from since.
In the early stages of the investigation, it was reported that Laroya was seen by a witness standing in front of her apartment building near Arlington Avenue and Adams Boulevard. It was stated that she was with a black man who was described as being 5’8″ tall with a medium build. This information was later revealed to be incorrect.
At the time of her disappearance, Laroya was 5’9″ tall and between 130 and 140 pounds. She has brown eyes and brown hair, but when she went missing Laroya had dyed her hair a golden-blonde color and had braided extensions of the same shade. She has double piercings in her ears, bushy eyebrows, and a long, narrow scar on her upper left thigh. She also goes by the nickname “Lala.” Laroya was wearing a red FUBU shirt, a white tank top, white socks, an imitation gold herringbone chain necklace with a V-shaped pendant, and gold earrings (hoops and studs). She’s known for wearing headscarves.
Laroya would be 31-years-old at the time of this publication.
Anyone with information regarding Laroya’s missing person case is urged to contact the Los Angeles Police Department at (213) 485-2585.
Please share this story about Laroya Nate Bray and the mystery surrounding her disappearance. She is out sister and her life matters.
Letitia Regans, 29: Vanished From St. Louis In 2006
There isn’t much known about Letitia or her disappearance.
There are very few details about Letitia Regans or what led up to her disappearance, but it has been almost two decades since anyone has had contact with the 29-year-old. All that has been shared about Letitia is that she went missing from St. Louis, Missouri on October 17, 2006, but the circumstances surrounding her disappearance are unknown. (more…)
Kassaundra Williams Patterson, 33: Missing From Oklahoma Since 1988
Shawtyeria Waites: Last Seen At Houston Apartment Complex
Kathryn Griffin, 43: Rode Away On Bike & Never Was Seen Again
Keyla Contreras, 18: Deaf-Mute Teen Vanishes From NYC In 2012
Audrey Nelson, 45: Last Seen Walking To Bus Stop In 2012
Julii Johnson Was Killed In A Murder-For-Hire Plot By Boyfriend’s Ex-Girlfriend 
Jackie Neal, Blues Singer, Was Killed By Her Ex-Boyfriend In 2005
Tyarra Williams, 19, Was In Her Apartment Complex When She Vanished In 2016
Tynisha Ysais Killed By Rapper Roommate Who Ate Parts Of Her Body Raw
Bridget Shiel Killed Running From Murderer, DNA Yields Suspect
- Kassaundra Williams Patterson, 33: Missing From Oklahoma Since 1988
- Shawtyeria Waites: Last Seen At Houston Apartment Complex
- Kathryn Griffin, 43: Rode Away On Bike & Never Was Seen Again
- Keyla Contreras, 18: Deaf-Mute Teen Vanishes From NYC In 2012
- Audrey Nelson, 45: Last Seen Walking To Bus Stop In 2012
2020s2 months ago
Denejea Wells, 24: Mother Of 3 Found With Gunshot Wound To Chin
2020s3 weeks ago
Marizah Thomas, 16: Former Missing Teen Arrested For Murder
2000s2 months ago
Caleta White, 18: Boarded A Bus To See BF In 2006 & Vanished
2010s2 months ago
Sophie Reeder, 15, Disappeared In 2017, May Be Sex Trafficking Victim