Find Missing Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel!

Find Missing Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel!

Find missing Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel!
She has been missing for almost 21 years.
Her father died without knowing
What has happened to his missing daughter.
Where is Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel?

Find Missing Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel!

Find Missing Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel! Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel has been since July 24, 1997. She is missing from Lander, Wyoming. Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel is classified as an endangered missing person. Her year of birth is 1972. At the time of her disappearance, Amy was 24 years old. Her current age is 45 years old. She is described as 5’5″ to 5’6″ tall at the time of her disappearance. Any is described as 110 to 115 pounds at the time of her disappearance. Her hair is blonde and her eyes are blue. When she was last seen, Amy was wearing a yellow or gold tank top and blue or black shorts. She wore Adidas Trail Response sneakers, a Timex Ironman Triathalon watch and a small double wedding band on her left ring finger.

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Unique Physical Characteristics

Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel has pierced ears. Some agencies hyphenate her last name, as in “Wroe-Bechtel.” Or they refer to her as Amy Wroe. Her hair was shoulder-length at the time of her July 1997 disappearance. She wears size 8 shoes and gas-permeable contact lenses. Amy has scars on both shins and knees. She has a checker-shaped scar on her lower back. And she has a scar on her left cheek. It is described as approximately half an inch by two inches in size. The scar is only noticeable when she is cold.

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Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel departed from her Lander, Wyoming apartment. She shared it with her husband of one year. His name Steve Bechtel. Amy was last seen at approximately 9:30 A.M. on July 24, 1997. She left to run errands for the house they had just purchased. And they were were going to move into the the house. Amy was seen at a local photo shop at approximately 2:30 P.M. that afternoon. Employees at the store said she seemed to be in a hurry and looked at her watch several times.

Authorities believe Amy left the business. And then she drove to Shoshone National Forest. She wanted to check the course of an upcoming ten-kilometer run planned by her gym. Amy have have been seen running along the Loop Road. A footprint similar to her sneaker was found there. But it was destroyed before police could attempt to match it. Amy is an avid runner. She has never been seen again.

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Steve Bechtel returned to their residence at approximately 4:30 P.M. He had been socializing with friends and moving items into his new house all day. Steve was not initially concerned for Amy. But he summoned the authorities when his wife did not arrive home by 10:30 P.M. Amy’s white Toyota station wagon was discovered abandoned. It was found along Loop Road in the Wind River Mountains. This was near Shoshone National Park. The vehicle was found shortly after her disappearance. Amy’s keys, her $120 sunglasses, and her to-do list for the day were inside the vehicle. But her green Eagle Creek wallet was missing. There was no other sign of Amy at the scene, nor were there any indications of foul play.

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Investigators began focusing on Steve. And they searched his journals for possible clues as to his wife’s whereabouts. Steve wrote about an apparent need for control in his journal. And he also penned an undated poem that revolved around murdering a person. And then he wrote about hiding the remains. A woman who was camping in Shoshone National Park on the day Amy was last seen made her statement to authorities. She stated that she witnessed a truck similar to Steve’s vehicle speeding through the park. She saw it during the early evening hours. The woman stated that she saw an unidentified blonde-haired woman in the passenger seat. It is not known if the incident is related to Amy’s case.

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Acquaintances of the couple gave conflicting statements about their relationship. Some described the relationship between Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel and Steve Bechtel as idyllic. But others stated that Steve was jealous and often belittled Amy. And they stated that her demeanor changed whenever she was around him. Steve’s attorney advised him to stop cooperating with law enforcement. He advised Steve to refuse a polygraph test. Steve maintains his innocence and believes that authorities focused on him. He believes they did this due to a lack of suspects and evidence in Amy’s disappearance. He was interviewed only once by authorities. Steve refused to speak with them further after he said the questions turned accusatory.

Steve remarried several years after Amy vanished and still lives in the house they purchased days before her disappearance.

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A suspect in Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel’s case is Dale Wayne Eaton. He is presently the only inmate on Wyoming’s death row. He was convicted of the 1988 rape and murder of an eighteen-year-old Lisa Marie Kimmel. Investigators believe Eaton may be the so-called “Great Basin Killer.” This is the serial killer whom they think was responsible for the murders of at least nine women in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and Nevada between 1983 and 1997. His brother claims Eaton was in the Lander area at the time Amy went missing. Eaton has refused to discuss Amy’s disappearance. And he has has never been charged in any other cases besides Kimmel’s.

Amy graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1995. She is described as shy, quiet, disciplined and goal-oriented. Amy enjoys rock climbing and amateur photography in addition to running. And she hoped to someday be an Olympic marathoner. Her family continues to search for her. However, her father died after her disappearance. Amy’s case remains unsolved. Foul play is suspected.

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How We Can Help

The mysterious disappearance has stumped police and the FBI for almost 21 years. For this same length of time, Amy’s family have gone through a nightmare. Her father tragically passed away without being able to discover what happened to his missing daughter. Someone (s) has spent over two decades trying to outsmart police, the FBI, and Amy’s devastated family. Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel’s loved ones keep putting out heroic efforts to keep Amy’s story alive. The understand that they, her family, need to keep her face and her story in front of the public. They have a website up. And it costs to have a website, with the costs of hosting, domain name, and more.

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Contact Information

Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) responsible for her disappearance? If you have any info, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-442-8477. You may contact the Fremont County Sheriff (Sgt. Roger Rizor ) Call: 307-332-5611 or 307-332-1000 if you have seen Amy or noticed any suspicious vehicle, person or circumstance. This would be on on or since July 24th in Lander, Wyoming or the surrounding area. You can also send email to OR Finally, you can simply call 9-1-1
or your local police.

Help Us Find Amy, is a website set up for Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel. IT is linked to many press releases for her. Click here to visit the site.

Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel has a NamUs profile. Click here to view it.

Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel has a Doe Network profile. Click here to view it.

The above information is found on Amy Joy Wroe Bechtel’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International License.

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