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2638DFAZ - Mindi Chambers

The two images on the right; age-progressed to 43 and 47 years.

Name: Mindi Chambers
Case Classification: Endangered Missing
Missing Since: October 19, 1982
Location Last Seen: Tempe, Maricopa County, Arizona

Physical Description

Date of Birth: May 28, 1965
Age: 17 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 4'10"
Weight: 86 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Not Available. She had braces prior to the date she went missing but they had been removed in 1980.
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Mindi Chambers was was last seen walking her stepsister to school on the 2100 block of East University Drive, in Mesa. She left behind her purse, ID and other personal items. She was not reported missing until April 17, 1995, by her aunt.

She was last seen three days after she told Mesa police her father had been molesting her for five years. Child Protective Services immediately placed her in the care of her stepmother, who said Mindi had helped her get her children ready for school the day she disappeared, but wasn't home when she returned from work.

Her father had previously been sentenced to seven years in prison for assaulting a woman. He was also a suspect in the death of Mindy's mother in 1968. He died in 1994.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Mesa Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Investigator Debbie Coates
Agency Phone Number: (480) 644-2211
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 1995-1070-353

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 5247

Information Source(s)

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Messa Police Department

Admin Notes

Added: 8/29/2008; Last Updated: 8/23/2016

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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