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Scott Fandel

A brother and sister vanish from their trailer home in Sterling, AK

  • Last updated: January 24, 2024
  • Sterling, AK
  • September 5, 1978

Overview of Scott Fandel

Shortly before midnight on the evening of September 4, 1978, 13 year old Scott Fandel and his younger sister, 8 year old Amy Fandel, were last seen leaving their neighbor's home in Sterling, AK. According to a witness, lights were on inside the Fandel home at 11:45 pm, leading officials to believe that Scott and Amy had made it home from their neighbor's house that evening. According to the children's aunt and their mother, when they returned to the home between 2:00 and 3:00 am, the lights were turned off in the home. According to their mother, Scott and Amy were afraid of the dark, so it was somewhat odd that the lights were all turned off. The following afternoon, Scott and Amy were reported missing by their mother when she realized that they hadn't gone to school that day.


  1. Date Missing:September 5, 1978
  2. Birthday:January 23, 1965
  3. Current Age:59
  4. Age at Incident:13
  5. NAMUS Number:MP6050
  6. Race:Caucasian / White
  7. Gender:Male
  8. Height:4'11"
  9. Weight:74 lbs
  10. Hair Color:Brown
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