Michelle Ngan Ho Chan

Above: Chan, circa 1999


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 9, 1999 from Fremont, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: September 30, 1968
  • Age: 31 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7, 138 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Asian female. Black hair, brown eyes. Chan may use the name Michelle Nagan Ho Wong. She is of Chinese descent.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A long-sleeved gray shirt with an image of a black cross on the front, black leggings and brown shoes. Carrying a brown backpack.
  • Medical Conditions: Chan was seven months pregnant at the time of her October 1999 disappearance. She was scheduled to deliver her baby in December 1999. Chan was depressed at the time she was last seen.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Chan was last seen leaving her family's residence in Fremont, California on October 9, 1999. She was going for her daily walk at the time. She never returned home and has not been seen again.

    Chan vanished three times prior to her October 1999 disappearance; she returned to her residence of her own accord each time. Chan was suffering from depression and was due to deliver her second child in December 1999. She said that she slept under a tree in an area near Mission Boulevard and Paseo Padre Parkway in Fremont when she left her home in late September 1999. Chan returned to her house shortly therafter, saying she needed time alone to think about her life.

    Chan's husband reported her missing for the fourth time on October 9, 1999, but a search of the area uncovered no evidence as to Chan's whereabouts. Authorities checked the surrounding hospitals, but she had not been admitted as a patient. Chan's case remains unsolved.


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


    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The San Jose Mercury News


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