Wanda Joy Sanders

Above: Sanders, circa 1985


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: February 11, 1985 from Henderson, Nevada
  • Classification: Missing
  • Date of Birth: May 21, 1961
  • Age: 23 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'4, 132 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue eyes. Sanders has a tattoo of a rose on her left breast. She may use the last name Berthoux. Her hair was feathered at the time of her disappearance. Sanders had a 24-inch waist at the time of her disappearance and wore a size AA bra, a size 8 dress and size 7 shoes.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A blouse and size 10 blue jeans.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Sanders was last seen in Henderson, Nevada on February 11, 1985. She had rented an apartment, and was last seen when she left her mother's home on Pueblo Boulevard at 8:00 a.m. to sign rental documents and have the power turned on. Sanders didn't own a car and left on foot, carrying $60 in cash. Her appointment with the apartment manager was at at 11:00 but she never arrived and has never been heard from again. Her mother reported her missing on February 13.

    Sanders left behind a young daughter. Her case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Henderson Police Department


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Henderson Home News


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated September 9, 2017; distinguishing characteristics and clothing/jewelry description updated.

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