Amber Hagerman

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Birthday
25, 1986
Birthplace
Arlington, TX
Death Date
Jan 17, 1996 (9)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
25, 1986
Birthplace
Arlington, TX
Death Date
Jan 17, 1996 (9)

About

Kidnapped girl who become the namesake for the AMBER Alert system following her 1996 abduction and unsolved murder. Her name was made into an backronym; America's Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response system.

Before Fame

She was abducted while riding her bike in Arlington, Texas. A neighbor witnessed the act and called the police. However, tragically her body was later discovered abandoned in a storm drain ditch.

Trivia

Following the discovery of her death, her parents established the organization People Against Sex Offenders to lobby for better laws protecting children.

Family Life

Her parents were Richard Hagerman and Donna Whitson. She had a brother named Ricky.

Associated With

Both she and JonBenet Ramsey were young girls whose murders remain unsolved.