Roberta Jean Raines

Raines, circa 2001

  • Missing Since 07/10/2001
  • Missing From Toppenish, Washington
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Age 19 years old
  • Height and Weight 5'1 - 5'3, 120 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Native American female. Black hair, brown eyes.

Details of Disappearance

Raines was last seen in Toppenish, Washington on July 10, 2001. She was last seen in the company of Jose Merced Zamora, who shot and killed a seventeen-year-old boy in 2002 and fled to Mexico.

In 2007, Zamora was arrested in Idaho. He told police that Raines had gone to Mexico with him after the murder, but then while they were there, she left him and he hadn't seen her since. Raines's whereabouts are still unknown and Zamora's statements about her have not been verified. Her case remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

  • Toppenish Police Department 509-865-4355

Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004. Last updated August 15, 2019; casefile added.