Amanda Lankey


Amanda spent the night at a friends house in White Cloud,  Newaygo County, MI, on June 20, 2004. When her friend woke up the following morning,  Amanda was missing.  Police initially believed she ran away, but discovered she had been chatting online with someone whose screen name included “skit-zo_killa.”  Two weeks later mushroom hunters found her body in a wooded area.  Amanda died of blunt force trauma to the head.


Investigative Contact:
The Newaygo Post of the Michigan State Police, Detective Scott Rios at 231.652.1661

Date of Birth:
June 7, 1991

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Date of Death/Disappearance:
June 21, 2004

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