Brandon Lee Sandoval
Sandoval, approximately 2017
Date reported missing : 09/03/2017
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Male
DOB : 09/16/1984 (36)
Age at the time of disappearance: 32 years old
Height / Weight : 5'11, 195 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A black short-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and work boots.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Native American male. Dark brown hair, brown eyes. Sandoval is of Navajo descent. He has following tattoos: a long-haired woman on his upper left arm, red lips on the left side of his neck, a star on his wrist, and his last name "Sandoval" on the right side of his neck. His arms and hands are tattooed also.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Sandoval was last seen walking away from his parents' Coppermine, Arizona home at 4:30 a.m. on September 3, 2017. He told his mother he was going towards Phoenix, Arizona and then to Torreon, New Mexico. He has never been heard from again. Although he has dropped out of sight before, he had always kept in touch with his family. His mother reported him missing after two months.
Around the time of his disappearance, Sandoval was using and dealing methamphetamine and had been acting paranoid. He claimed drug cartels were chasing him, but wouldn't say why. His case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Tuba City Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
Navajo Nation Missing Persons Updates
The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Missing and Murdered Native Americans
October 12, 2004. January 27, 2020; DOB : and Description, clothing, jewerly and more : added, Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.
Interactive Missing Person Search Map