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Four years after Nancy K. Moyer vanished from her Thurston County home, police are still searching for leads in hopes of bringing answers to Moyer’s family.

The 36-year-old mother of two was last seen by a co-worker the afternoon of March 6, 2009.

The Tenino Police Department launched a missing-person’s investigation four years ago Saturday.

The family discovered Moyer was missing the afternoon of March 7, 2009, after her husband tried to drop off the couple’s young daughters. The Moyers were separated at the time of her disappearance.

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The door to the house was open. Moyer’s keys, purse and car were at the house, but she was gone.

“There are no solid suspects,” said Thurston County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ray Brady. “There are persons of interest that we have looked into in the case, but there is no one classified as a suspect at this point.”

The Sheriff’s Office still has Moyer’s case listed as a missing person but is presuming the case is a possible homicide.

“We have reasonable suspicion that someone caused her ill will,” Brady said. “It would not be considered a typical thing for Nancy to have just disappeared off the grid for four years.”

Because of that fact, Moyer’s family is simply looking for answers.

“You don’t know,” said Moyer’s mother, Sandra Hedlund. “You don’t know if it would be better one way or the other.”

Moyer’s daughters, now 15 and 13, live with their father in Aberdeen.

Hedlund remembers trying to reach Moyer on Sunday night after their grandchildren were dropped off at the home. Hedlund said Moyer was supposed to come to their house for dinner, but never came.

“We called her and she wasn’t there; we thought maybe daylight-saving time had thrown her off,” Hedlund said.

Moyer is 5 feet tall and weighs 115 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information about the case can contact the Olympia/Thurston County Crime Stoppers at 360-493-2222, Sheriff’s Detective Ben Elkins at 360-786-5279 or email at

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