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Case File 438DMCA


Jesse Work
Missing since February 6, 1959 from Hemet, Riverside County, California
Classification: Missing

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Circumstances of Disappearance
Jesse and his 15 year old female friend, Joyce Ramsey went missing together.
They were last seen late in the night of February 6, 1959, when they dropped off a friend after attending a party.
Work's convertible was found abandoned on a dirt road near Hemet the next day. Jesse Work was an apprentice lather at the time.
Frank Phillip Kretz confessed to the murder of both victims and the body of Joyce Ramsey was found north of Indio in 1971, but Jesse's body was never found.

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Riverside County Sheriff's Office

Agency Case Number: D-71047003

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