Isabell Lena Smith
Isabell, approximately 2015; Age at the time of disappearance: -progression to Age at the time of disappearance: 13 (approximately 2018); Leticia Smith; Leticia's car
Date reported missing : 05/11/2015
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
Biracial, Black, Hispanic
DOB : 11/07/2005 (15)
Age at the time of disappearance: 9 years old
Height / Weight : 3'6, 65 pounds
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Biracial (African-American/Hispanic) female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Isabell's nickname is Izzy.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Isabell and her sister, Abigail, disappeared from Victorville, California on May 11, 2015. Authorities went to their home to check on the welfare of their father, Antoine, who hadn't been seen or heard from in several days. They found Antoine's body in the bedroom of his residence in the 13700 block of Brynwood. He'd been shot to death.
His daughters and his wife, 33-year-old Leticia, were all missing. Neighbors stated Antoine and Leticia often fought, and Leticia's mother stated her daughter felt trapped in her marriAge at the time of disappearance: and was unhappy. One neighbor recalled hearing a loud noise, like gunfire, in the area before Antoine's body was found.
A warrant was issued for Leticia's arrest for her husband's murder. Photos of her and her vehicle, a silver four-door 2010 Honda Accord with the California license plate number 7FBT742, are posted with this case summary. Leticia may use her maiden name, Sanchez. She has dual United States/Mexico citizenship and may be traveling back and forth across the border between those countries.
Authorities don't believe Leticia means to harm her children, but she is considered armed and dangerous and caution is advised when approaching her. The children's whereabouts are unknown and their cases remain unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Office
September 2021 updates and sources
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
CBS Los Angeles
The Victorville Daily Press
October 12, 2004. June 26, 2020; Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : and Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : updated.