Nancy Kareen Moyer

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Above Images: Moyer, circa 2009

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: March 6, 2009 from Tenino, Washington
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: November 22, 1972
  • Age: 36 years old
  • Height and Weight: 4'11 - 5'0, 105 - 120 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Dark brown hair, brown eyes. Moyer's ears and navel are pierced. She has a scar on her right knee. She has the following tattoos: an armband with stars, hearts and flowers on her right upper arm, a butterfly on her lower back, the words "Doublemint" and "Juicyfruit" with flowers and hearts on her upper back, a hibiscus flower on her left hip, a Playboy bunny on her right hip, and cherries with the initials A.S. on her right foot. Photos of the tattoos are posted below this case summary. Moyer smokes cigarettes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Moyer was last seen in Tenino, Washington March 6, 2009. She worked as a financial analyst for the state Department of Ecology in Lacey, Washington. She left work at 5:15 p.m., drove a coworker home, and bought some items at a Thriftway Market, paying by check, at 6:45 p.m. This is the last time anyone saw her. Moyer's two daughters were visiting her estranged husband for the weekend. When he took them back to their mother's home 700 block of state Route 507 on March 8, she wasn't there. The front door was ajar, the television and living room lights were on, there was a partially consumed glass of wine on the coffee table and the bedside lamp in Moyer's bedroom was on. Moyer's identification, purse, car keys, wallet, cigarettes, clothing and toiletries were all in the house and her car, a white Honda Civic Del Sol, was parked out front. She was reported missing at 5:00 p.m. on March 8.

    An extensive search of the home turned up no indications of a break-in or a struggle. Moyer does not own a cellular phone, and her credit cards and bank accounts have not been used since her disappearance. Her family stated she would never have left of her own accord and abandoned her daughters, she wasn't dating anyone or having any personal problems at the time of her disappearance, and she had no drug problems or mental problems that could explain her disappearance. She had worked for the Department of Ecology for twelve years and her employers described her as a reliable worker who would always notify them if she had to miss work.

    Moyer and her husband had separated two years before, but it was an amicable breakup and they worked out a shared child custody arrangement without involving the courts. He isn't considered a suspect in her case. Foul play is suspected in Moyer's disappearance, which remains unsolved.

    One side of armband Other side of armband Playboy bunny
    Butterfly Cherries Doublemint and Juicyfruit Flower
    Above Images: Moyer's tattoos

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Thurston County Sheriff's Office
    360-786-5279

    OR
    Thurston County Crime Stoppers
    360-493-2222

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    The Seattle Post-Intelligencer
    Find Nancy Moyer
    The Olympian
    KIRO TV Seattle
    ABC News
    The Tacoma News Tribune
    KOMO News
    Washington State Missing Persons Search

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated November 17, 2010; middle name and alternate weight added.

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