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198DFCO - Jonelle Renee Matthews

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Name: Jonelle Renee Matthews
Case Classification: Non-Family Abduction
Missing Since: December 20, 1984
Location Last Seen: Greeley, Weld County, Colorado

Physical Description

Date of Birth: February 9, 1972
Age: 12 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'2" to 5'3"
Weight: 115 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown, curly.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Scar on her chin. Pierced ears.


Dentals: Available. She wore braces on her teeth.
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Light blue ski jacket, red blouse, dark gray sweater vest, charcoal gray skirt, and house slippers.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Disappearance

Jonelle Renee Matthews was last seen when friends dropped her off at her home at approximately 8:15 p.m., after having performed in a middle school Christmas concert earlier that evening. She took a phone call from a teacher at her father's school at 8:30 p.m. When her parents returned home between 9:30 and 10:00 p.m., the garage door was open, the television and lights inside the home were on, Jonelle's stockings and shoes were on the floor, but Jonelle was missing.

Investigators discovered footprints in the garage and in the back of the house.

Jonelle was adopted by the Matthews when she was a baby.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Greeley Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Robert Cash
Agency Phone Number: 970-350-9600
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 8441032

NCIC Case Number: M141276311
NamUs Case Number: 6367
NCMEC Case Number: 601837

Information Source(s)

Colorado Bureau of Investigation
Longmont Times Call News Archive

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 3/20/16

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** Listed information is from the time of disappearance.

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