Delores Raye Jones Griffin
Griffin, approximately 1975
Date reported missing : 10/24/1975
Missing location (approx) :
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
DOB : 09/18/1941 (79)
Age at the time of disappearance: 34 years old
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos : Caucasian female.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Griffin disappeared from Romeoville, Illinois on October 24, 1975. Her remains were found in a lagoon at Sterling State Park in Monroe County, Illinois shortly after she disappeared, but went unidentified for over forty years. Griffin's body was identified in 2019.
She had been stabbed and beaten to death, and the prime suspect in her murder is her husband, who was abusive. He took his own life six months after Griffin's disappearance.
Other information and links : ncy
Romeoville Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
The Doe Network
The Monroe News
October 12, 2004. February 14, 2019; case resolved.