Unsolved Murder of Amberly Mendoza

Amberly Mendoza

  • Age: 10
  • Sex: Female
  • Race: Unspecified
  • Cause of Death: Asphyxiation
  • Body Found: 1996-03-09
  • Address: 1740 W 24th Ln
  • City: Yuma, AZ
  • Zip Code: 85364
  • Possible Suspect: Unknown
On the morning of March 9th, 1996, 10-year-old Amberly Mendoza was found murdered in her room at 1740 W. 24th Lane, Yuma, Arizona. Amberly was the victim of a sexual assault and was asphyxiated. Several family members were within the residence during the time of the incident. DNA evidence recovered from the scene and on her body confirms that a non-family member was in the home and was responsible for Amberly's death. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact our agency. For more information; http://www.ci.yuma.az.us/2342.htm