Raped and Beaten to Death: The Brutal Murder of Wanda June Anderson

Fraulein Motte
5 min readFeb 14, 2024

On July 15, 1965, 11-year-old Wanda June Anderson suffered a brutal attack, leaving her severely beaten. 36 hours later she passed away from her injuries. Her murder triggered a statewide search for the perpetrator, with multiple suspects investigated. Despite almost 59 years passing, the person responsible for her death remains unidentified.

What happened to her and who did it?

Wanda June Anderson | Photo Credit: Anderson Family

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Fraulein Motte

I'm an independent journalist and writer based in Tennessee, USA. I specialize in covering true crime and other related topics.