Ima Jean Sanders
Ima, approximately 1974
Date reported missing : 08/01/1974
Missing location (approx) :
Warner Robins, Georgia
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
Age at the time of disappearance: 13 years old
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian female.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Ima disappeared from Warner Robins, Georgia on August 1, 1974. Her skeletal remains were found in Peach County, Georgia in April 1976, but they weren't identified until December 2011.
The serial killer Paul John Knowles confessed to killing Ima; he murdered eighteen people before he was shot by police in December 1974. The sisters Mylette and Annette Anderson, who have never been found, are also presumed victims of his.
Other information and links : ncy
September 2021 updates and sources
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution