Ira Romair Payne-Bishop
Payne-Bishop, approximate photo date 2018 Tattoo on Payne-Bishop's hand
Missing since: 05/17/2018
Type of missing case: Endangered Missing
Date of Birth: 11/07/1979 (40)
Age at time of disappearance: 38 years old
Height / Weight: 5'10 - 6'4, 225 - 275 pounds
Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A black Adidas track jacket and black Dickies pants.
Other characteristics: African-American male. Black hair, brown eyes. Bishop has a quarter-sized dark-colored mark on his forehead below his hairline. He has his last name "Payne" tattooed on one of his hand and his second last name "Bishop" tattooed on his other hand a photo of one of the tattoos is posted with this case summary. His nickname is Chalk, and some agencies refer to him as Ira Romair Bishop.
Details at time of disappearance: Payne-Bishop was last seen at Harrah's Casino in Chester, Pennsylvania on May 17, 2018. He has never been heard from again. His vehicle, a black 2018 Dodge Challenger with the Pennsylvania license plate number KMM5801, was found abandoned and burned in the Fairmont Park area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania after his disappearance. His family stated he had no reason to have gone to the park.
According to Payne-Bishop's family, he had been gambling excessively prior to his disappearance. The circumstances of his disappearance are unclear and his case remains unsolved.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Chester Police Department
Other information: NamUs
Ira Payne-Bishop's Facebook Page
Black and Missing, Inc.
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Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated May 20, 2019