North American Missing Persons Network
Kristen Lee Anderson

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Above Image: Anderson, circa 2006

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: October 2, 2006 from Martins Ferry, Belmont County, Ohio
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: November 30, 1981
  • Age: 24 years
  • Height: 5'4"; (64")
  • Weight: 155-165 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Red/Auburn
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Case Number: 06-1493

  • Details of Disappearance
    In September 2006, Kristen moved from her home in Wheeling, West Virginia hoping to leave behind an abusive marriage. She moved into a friend's
    apartment in Martins Ferry, Ohio. On October 1, 2006, at 1:00 a.m., her estranged husband, James, came to the apartment. James was seen in security
    video. It shows him carrying Kristen's lifeless body out and throwing her into the trunk of his car. The timestamp was about 1:30 a.m. on October 1, 2006.
    James allegedly bragged to friend that he had murdered his wife and her body would never be found. James Anderson killed himself and Kristen's remains
    have not been located.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Martins Ferry Police Department
    Sgt. Vern Trigg
    (740) 633-2121

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