Jerri Denise Cox

Above: Cox, circa 1997


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 7, 1998 from Orange, Texas
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 10, 1957
  • Age: 40 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'1, 95 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, blue eyes. Cox has a tattoo of a lightning bolt on her upper right arm and a unicorn tattoo on her left shoulder. She wears eyeglasses and a set of dentures. Cox's ears are pierced. She may spell her first name "Jeri" or "Jerrie," and her middle name "Denice." Cox may use the last names Richard and/or Murphy. She may use the alias Jeri Murphy Cox.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Cox reported to her probation officer in Orange, Texas at 9:00 a.m. on January 7, 1998. She has never been heard from again. She was not reported missing until February 2. Few details are available in Cox's case. She was reportedly involved in criminal activities at the time of her disappearance, and her mother believes she met with foul play and is now deceased.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Texas Department Of Public Safety


    Source Information
    Texas Department Of Public Safety
    The Beaumont Enterprise
    The Orange County Record


    Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated October 9, 2012; date of disappearance corrected, details of disappearance updated.

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