Police ask for public’s help to find Washougal woman’s killer

Sandra Ladd, 61, a former Washougal School District employee, was found murdered in her home on June 14

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Sandra Ladd, (second from left), is pictured with her grandchildren (left to right): Emma Sasse, Hunter Sasse and Ben Sasse in an undated photo. Ladd, 61, was found murdered in her Washougal home in June. Police and Crime Stoppers of Oregon are asking for the public's help to solve Ladd's murder. (Contributed photo courtesy of Mikaela Sasse)

The Washougal Police Department, in partnership with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, are asking the public to help them solve the homicide of Sandra Ladd and offering a reward for tips leading to Ladd’s killer.

Ladd, 61, a former Washougal School District employee, was found dead in her Washougal home in the 1900 block of 41st Street on June 14. Police later determined Ladd had died from homicidal violence.

Crime Stoppers of Oregon offers cash rewards of up to $2,500 cash for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in any unsolved felony crime and tipsters can remain anonymous.

Visit the App Store and download P3 Tips to submit secure and anonymous tips or call 503-823-HELP (4357).

Crime Stoppers of Oregon is 100-percent funded by community donations. To support Crime Stoppers with a donation, or to view other unsolved cases, visit

For more information about Ladd and her murder, read this July 23, 2020 Post-Record article.