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Case File 1375DFWA

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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

Vital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: November 11, 1955
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 16 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'4"; 125 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Her hair was naturally brown, but she had bleached it blonde making it turn a red color. It had almost returned to it's natural brown color at the time of her disappearance; brown eyes. Pierced ears.
  • Dentals: Available. Missing tooth #15.
  • Clothing: She was wearing blue hip hugger jeans, red and white striped blouse with short puffy sleeves and round neck, white tennis shoes with 'Peace' and 'Love' handwritten on them with little drawings. Possibly a long brown corduroy coat.
  • AKA: Jamie Grissim
  • DNA: Available

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
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
KATU 2 - 6/14/05
Jamie Grisim

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