Bradford was born without a right hand, just above the wrist. He wore a hook style prosthesis, which was left behind in the trunk of his car. He has the letter "J" burned into one of his upper arms.
A long-sleeved shirt and dress slacks. He was wearing silver or gold framed eyeglasses.
Bradford was last seen around 9:00 a.m. on September 6, 1996 at his place of work on North Central Avenue between Adams and Washington Street in Phoenix. His 1995 tan Nissan Altima was left behind. He has not been seen since.