Delores Raye Jones Griffin

RESOLVED

Griffin, circa 1975

  • Missing Since 10/24/1975
  • Missing From Romeoville, Illinois
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race White
  • Date of Birth 09/18/1941 (78)
  • Age 34 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Caucasian female.

Details of Disappearance

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.

Investigating Agency

  • Romeoville Police Department 815-886-7219

Source Information

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated February 14, 2019; case resolved.