Sterling Teen Reported Missing

Update: Zamora-Hernandez was located safe and sound on June 21 in the area of Sugarland Run. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office stated that many residents provided information of her possible whereabouts during the course of the investigation.


The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to help locate a Sterling teenager who was reported missing last Tuesday.

Katie Zamora-Hernandez, 13, did not return to her East Charlotte Road home after school June 14; it is believed she left on her own accord. She was reportedly seen at a shopping center and an apartment complex in the Sterling and Dulles area late last week. She had previously been reported missing before being located at a home in the Sterling area on June 10.

She is described as a white female, 4-feet, 11-inches tall with black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black sleeveless V-neck dress, and was carrying a black and white backpack.

Anyone with any information about the case is asked to call Deputy R. Garis at 703-777-0475.