Left: Grisim, circa 1971; Center : Progressed to age 51 years (circa 2006) by NCMEC; Right : Progressed to age 56 years
Jamie Rochelle Grissim
Missing since December 7, 1971 from Vancouver, Clark County, Washington.
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
Grissim was last seen on the morning of December 7, 1971, as she left for school at Ft. Vancouver High School, by her sister.
Her purse, ID, and possessions were found in May 1972 in the woods North East of Vancouver, at a bridge crossing within very short distance from a trail where two victims were found.
Grissim is considered to be the first victim of a potential serial killer, believed to have raped and killed 6 young Vancouver women, 8 total in Clark County between January 10, 1972 and October 1, 1974. He was tried for the death of one woman in 1978 and received life sentence. The bodies of five have been recovered in rural Clark County and deemed homicides. Grissim is still missing.
Her death certificate marked presumed death date of December 7, 1971 was issued March 23, 2009.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Clark County Sheriff's Office
Sgt. Dave Trimble
Agency Case Number: 72-84856/NamUs MP# 2716
NCMEC #: NCMC1056325
NCIC Number: M604732952 Source Information:
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
KATU 2 - 6/14/05