MESA, AZ (3TV / CBS 5) – Scottsdale Police said the body of the man who had been missing since September was found in Mesa.
Update on missing person Najib “Jubi” Monsif. Press conference today at the Scottsdale Police & Fire Headquarters Building at 3 p.m. The address is 8401 E. Indian School Rd. pic.twitter.com/tiuGcT3y5g
– ScottsdalePD (@ScottsdalePD) December 14, 2021
Scottsdale officer Aaron Bolin said the Scottsdale Police Department Crime Lab confirmed the remains were those of 20-year-old Najib “Jubi” Monsif. Bolin also said there was no sign of foul play.
Monsif’s family reported his disappearance on September 23. According to police, Monsif left his father’s house north of Scottsdale that day. He did not take anything with him, including his ID card and cell phone.
Monsif’s body was found at a canal pumping station near Power Road and Red Mountain Loop 202, Boline said. It’s about a 30 minute drive to his father’s house.
Police say they have received hundreds of tips since Monsif’s disappearance.
The detective takes stock of the disappearance of Najib “Jubi” Monsif
“We knocked on doors, we contacted over 500 different houses, we searched the backyards, the desert area, there is a canal that passes nearby,” Detective John Heinzelman said on Oct. 14, three weeks after the start of the large-scale research. for Monsif, who was autistic.
Other than saying there is no indication of foul play, police have not released any information on how or when Monsif died. Investigators are expected to discuss the investigation at a press conference later this afternoon. Arizona’s Family will be broadcasting this live.
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