Jennifer Anne Douglas

1 AP
Left: Jennifer, circa 1984;
Right: Age-progression to age 44 (circa 2011)

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 16, 1984 from Denver, Colorado
  • Classification: Non-Family Abduction
  • Date Of Birth: May 21, 1967
  • Age: 17 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'0, 87 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Blonde hair, blue/green eyes. Jennifer wears contact lenses. Her nickname is Jenny.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: Blue/green khaki shorts, black Nike sneakers and a blue fanny pack.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jennifer called her mother from their home in the 2500 block of Albion Street in the Park Hill neighborhood of Denver, Colorado on July 16, 1984. She said she was going for a bike ride on the Highline Canal trail. The bicycle was a brand-new black boys' Univega 12-speed model with the tag number 12083. A witness saw her riding north on Monaco Parkway after she left her residence. Jennifer was supposed to have a ballet class from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m., but she never showed up for her class and never returned home. An extensive search turned up no sign of her or her bicycle.

    Jennifer was a dedicated rider who sometimes rode for 60 miles at a time. She was also a ballerina and looking forward to appearing in a ballet performance scheduled the week after her disappearance. She attended East High School and was a straight-A student with no apparent problems at school or at home. Her parents stated she was not the kind of person to run away.

    Foul play is suspected in Jennifer's case; both authorities and her family believe she was taken against her will. Her disappearance remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Denver Police Department
    303-640-3875

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    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    The Rocky Mountain News
    Families of Homicide Victims and Missing Persons
    NamUs
    The Denver Post

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    Updated 6 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated February 25, 2014; clothing/jewelry description added, distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.

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