Detectives seek new leads in Clark Co. cold case: 'She remains missing to this day'

Photos of Kimberly Kersey from the Clark County Sheriff's Office

VANCOUVER, Wash. – More than three decades ago, a student at Mountain View High School went missing as she was heading home for school.

To mark the 31st anniversary of her disappearance, family members of Kimberly Kersey are asking for help in bringing closure to her case.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office said Kersey was last seen leaving her high school on the afternoon of March 11, 1987. Her disappearance had a huge impact on the Vancouver community and was devastating for her family.

Kersey’s story was printed in local papers and aired on newscasts, however, investigators are hoping that social media can give them new leads in this cold case.

“I was 13 years old when she went missing, and she remains missing to this day,” Kimberly’s sister, Kristen, said in a Facebook post Monday. “I just want people to know that if they have any information regarding this case – anything. If it was a minute detail or a passing, to contact the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.”

If you have any helpful tips, contact Detective Lindsay Schultz at or (360) 397-2028.

Below is a follow-up report on Kimberly's case from August 15, 2003:

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