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Find Missing Jael Tiara Hamblen!

Find Missing Jael Tiara Hamblen!

Find missing Jael Tiara Hamblen!
It has been over four years
Since her loved ones last saw her.
It has been over four years
Since her loved ones last heard from her.
She has a son and family
And she would not walk out of her life.
What happened to this missing young woman?

Find Missing Jael Tiara Hamblen!

Find Missing Jael Tiara Hamblen!

Missing Person: Joel Tiara Hamblen
Missing Since
Missing From
Anchorage, Alaska
Endangered Missing
Date of Birth
07/28/1994 (24 years old current age)
Age when last seen
20 years old
Height and Weight
5’4, 170 – 185 pounds
Clothing/Jewelry Description
A dark blue or black pea coat made of wool-like fabric, wide-leg blue jeans, dark-colored high-heeled shoes or boots, a dark-colored scarf and earrings.
Medical Conditions
Hamblen suffers from fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. It is a developmental condition caused when the mother drinks alcohol during pregnancy. The condition’s symptoms include developmental delays, learning disabilities, hyperactivity and behavioral issues.
Distinguishing Characteristics
Caucasian female. Brown hair, green eyes. Although Hamblen’s natural hair color is brown, she dyed it pink shortly before her disappearance. She is supposed to wear eyeglasses, but doesn’t always wear them. Her ears are pierced one time each. Hamblen has a strawberry birthmark at the base of her skull, above her neckline. She may go by the name Sasha or her middle name, Tiara, which was also her birth name.

Find Missing Jael Tiara Hamblen!

Jael Tiara Hamblen was last seen in the Trailside Loop. It was located area in southern Anchorage, Alaska on October 11, 2014. She and her roommate, Kendra Vincent Estrada, went out to dinner together and returned home before 10:00 p.m.

Estrada’s mother was babysitting Estrada’s children and Hamblen’s infant son at the time. Hamblen was thinking of going out again. But her roommate went to bed.

That night, Hamblen was upset because a man she was interested in had rejected her. She texted a male friend at 1:40 A.M. She was saying she was crying and wanted to get together with him. She exchanged text messages with another man shortly after 3:00 a.m. This is the last time anyone heard from her.

Estrada texted Hamblen the next day at 10:32 A.M. Hamblen didn’t respond. At noon, Estrada knocked on her door and discovered she was gone and the bed was unmade.

Hamblen had taken her purse and cellular phone with her. But she left her vehicle. It is described as a 1998 Ford Expedition with the Alaska license plate GFB641. It was parked in the driveway. (She didn’t have a driver’s license, but did have a learner’s permit.)

Estrada initially assumed Hamblen had gone out the night before and stayed out all night. Or she left home early in the morning. She texted her twice during the afternoon, but got no response and calls to her phone went straight to voice mail. Hamblen has never been heard from again.

Later analysis of her phone showed that neither of Estrada’s text messages on October 12 were received. This means Hamblen’s phone was either turned off or the battery had died. She was reported missing by her mother on October 14.

In March 2015, hikers found Hamblen’s black purse buried in the snow along a trail in Chugiak, Alaska and turned it into the police. Inside it was her Social Security card and her iPhone 5. Authorities don’t believe Hamblen placed it there herself; the weather on the night she disappeared was below freezing, and she didn’t enjoy hiking.

Hamblen was born in Washington state and spent the first fourteen months of her life in foster care before being adopted. She was raised her in Wasilla, Alaska, and she also spent time in Washington with her father after her parents divorced.

Growing up, Hamblen she struggled with cognitive, social and developmental delays. She was eventually diagnosed with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Hamblen’s mother stated she began rebelling in her early teens. Hamblen dropped out of high school. She and ran away from home for the first time at age seventeen.

However, Hamblen’s family stated the birth of her son gave her purpose in life. It led her to become a more responsible person. They don’t believe she would have abandoned him. Her mother filed for custody shortly after Hamblen’s disappearance and is now raising the boy.

Authorities are investigating Hamblen’s case as a possible homicide. It remains unsolved.

Find Missing Jael Tiara Hamblen!

What can I add to this? Jael Tiara Hamblen has been missing for over four years. Though she had a rocky start in life, she was getting her life together. And when she began doing that, she went missing. It makes no sense that Hamblen would walk out of her life when she had her baby and began to find meaning in life. Something happened to her. Who would have a motive to harm her?

Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Jael Tiara Hamblen? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) who may be involved in her disappearance?

Find Missing Jael Tiara Hamblen!
Contact Information

If you have any information, please contact the Anchorage Police Department (Alaska): 1-907-786-2681 or 1-907-786-8900. You may contact the Alaska State Troopers: 1-907-269-5511. You may contact the Anchorage Crime Stoppers (Alaska) online to leave a tip: Click here to leave your tip. You may use your cell phone to leave a tip. Click here to learn more. You may call 9-1-1 or your local police.

NamUs Case Number: MP26521
Agency Case Number: 14-42656 (Anchorage Police Department)
Agency Case Number: AK15023903, AK15017668 (Alaska State Toppers)

There is an Anchorage Crime Stoppers profile for Jael Hamblen. Click here to view it.
Jael Tiara Hamblen has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.
There is a SOMEONEISMISSING.COM profile for Jael Hamblen. The above image is courtesy of this profile. Click here to view it.
This is a video appeal for Jael Hamblen. Click here to view it.
This is a lengthy, highly detailed article for Jael Hamblen. Click here to learn more.
This is a profile for Jael Hamblen. Click here to learn more.
This is a 2015 article about Jael Hamblen. Click here to learn more.
This is a 2015 article about Jael Hamblen. Her case is now being investigated as a homicide. Click here to learn more.
The above information is found on Jael Tiara Hamblen’s Charley Project page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.


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