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Case File 2638DFAZ

Right: Age-progressed by NCMEC to 43 years and then to 47 years

Mindi Chambers
Missing since October 19, 1982 from Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona
Classification: Endangered Missing

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: May 28, 1965
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 17 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 4'10" (147 cm); 86 lbs (39 kg)
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Sandy hair; brown eyes.
  • Dentals: Not available. Mindi had prior orthodontic treatment, as her braces were removed in 1980.
  • DNA: Available in CODIS

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 1984. He died in 1994.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Mesa Police Department

Agency Case Number: 1995-1070-353

NCMEC #: NCMC804019

Source Information:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Mesa Police Department

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