William Bruno Leon Sandige Jr.

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Left: William, circa 1994;
Right: Age-progression to age 17 (circa 2010)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 22, 1994 from Phoenix, Arizona
  • Classification: Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: October 5, 1993
  • Age: 1 year old
  • Height and Weight: 2'6, 30 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Biracial (Caucasian/Hispanic) male. Brown hair, blue eyes.
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    Details of Disappearance

    William and his sister Margaret were last seen in Phoenix, Arizona on October 22, 1994. They were abducted by their non-custodial mother, Isabel Felix Leon. A photograph and vital statistics for Leon are posted below this case summary. She took them to Mexico, in violation of a court order which said Margaret and William could not be removed from the country without the consent of both parents.

    A felony warrant for kidnapping was issued for Isabel on August 29, 1995, almost a year after she abducted William and Margaret. She and the children are thought to be still in Mexico. Margaret and William's cases remain unsolved.

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    Isabel Felix Leon
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    Above: Isabel Felix Leon

    Date of Birth: February 24, 1957
    Age: 37 years old
    Height and Weight: 5'2, 125 pounds
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Hispanic female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Leon speaks fluent English and Spanish; her English is strongly accented. She may have silver streaks in her hair. She may use the last name Sandige, or the alias Isabel Leon Felix. Leon was born in Culiacan, Mexico and was trained as an attorney in that country. She has also worked as a private investigator and a bail bondsman.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Phoenix Police Department
    602-262-6141

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    Source Information
    The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    International Broadcasting Bureau
    For the Lost

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    Updated 4 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 18, 2011; age-progression updated.

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