Missing Avi Keys new case information posted as of May 15th 2020

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Missing Avi Keys

Keys, approximate date 2004

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: May 2004 from Fairbanks, Alaska

Type: Endangered Missing

Date of Birth: February 12, 1985 Age at disappearance: 19 years old

Weight and Height: 5'6, 140 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: White male. Black hair, brown eyes.

Details of disappearance and psychic work by Brian Ladd (login to view entire case as of May 2020)


Keys was last seen in Fairbanks, Alaska sometime in the latter half of May 2004. On May 13, Keys went for a ride down Steese Highway with Jason Fisher, David Mason and Josiah Thurneau. All four of the men were on a methamphetamine binge and had been high for days. During the car ride, Fisher shot Mason twice in the head and Thurneau helped him dismember the body. The motive for the murder is unclear.
A couple of days later, police attempted to stop Keys and Fisher for a traffic offense. Mason's body parts were in the trunk of the car, and the men fled in their vehicle, leading authorities on a high-speed chase. The police caught Keys and charged him with driving under the influence, failure to stop for a peace officer and criminal mischief. Fisher got away. When Keys's father bailed him out of jail, Keys told him he was going away for a few days.
Police impounded the car when they arrested Keys, but they didn't search it. Weeks passed before someone noticed the smell in the impound lot, opened the trunk and discovered the corpse. By then, Keys was missing and was presumed to have fled to avoid prosecution for the charges related to the police chase. About a year passed before Mason's body was identified. Fisher later pleaded no contest to second-degree murder and is serving 82 years in prison. He says he doesn't know Keys's whereabouts. Thurneau testified against Fisher and was granted immunity from prosecution in exchange for his cooperation.

Keys grew up in Wasilla, Alaska. His mother gave up her rights to him soon after his birth and he was raised by his father. Prior to his disappearance, Keys had left the state only once; he visited a relative in Florida when he was a toddler. He dropped out of Lathrop High School and received his GED. He worked at Pizza Hut and at a tourism company afterward. His case opened 2018 by Psychic Brian Ladd.
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