Left: Powell, circa 1987; Right: Age-progressed image of Powell at age 32 (circa 2003)
Sandra Kay Powell
Missing since March 11, 1987 from South Bend, Saint Joseph County, Indiana.
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Powell was last seen in her hometown of South Bend, Indiana on March 11, 1987. Powell had been threatened after she testified during a murder trial in 1986. Police are unsure whether her disappearance was related to the trial.
She was last seen by a close friend, they went to either the YMCA or a health spa and somehow were separated. According to past police reports, Powell and her friend were in a bedroom the night before she went missing. Powell was on the phone with someone in the bedroom, but the friend did not want to "eavesdrop" on the call, she later told police. The friend also told police Powell did not give any indication of running away.
If you have any information concerning Powell's whereabouts, please contact:
South Bend Police Department
All information may be submitted on an anonymous basis.
Local Case Number: 89005175
NCMEC #: NCMC734036
NCIC Number: M001996320
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
South Bend Tribune 3/26/07