Sandra Bennett

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Above: Bennett, circa 1993

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: November 4, 1993 from Anchorage, Alaska
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 16, 1952
  • Age: 41 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'3, 105 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, green eyes. Bennett's nickname is Sandy. She may use the name Sandra Bennett Blatz.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Bennett was last seen at approximately 7:00 p.m. on November 4, 1993, leaving the Carousel Lounge bar in the Spenard area of Anchorage, Alaska. She left in her small light blue GMC pickup truck, en route to Wasilla, Alaska with a large sum of cash (either $13,000 or $17,000; accounts differ) to meet with two other individuals and buy drugs. She has never been heard from again.

    Bennett's truck was discovered abandoned in the parking lot of the 7-11 convenience store on the corner of Arctic Boulevard and International Airport Road during the following day. There was no sign of Bennett at the scene, but the vehicle's door was ajar and her eyeglasses were inside.

    Bennett was born in California and moved to Anchorage several years prior to her disappearance. At the time of her disappearance, she was reportedly dating a drug dealer from New York and was involved in his drug deals. Bennett formerly worked as a waitress at the Keyboard Cafe, and has three grown children. It is uncharacteristic of her to be out of touch with her loved ones. Authorities have classified her case as a homicide, though her body was never found. They believe she was probably robbed and murdered by whomever she planned to purchase drugs from. Her case remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Anchorage Police Department
    907-786-8500

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    Source Information
    Alaska Department of Public Safety
    The Doe Network
    The Anchorage Daily News
    Alaska Unsilenced

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    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 7, 2016; details of disappearance updated.

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