Nancy Lynn Jason

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Left and Center: Jason, circa 1977;
Right: Age-progression to age 55 (circa 2013)


Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: July 20, 1977 from Bethesda, Maryland
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date of Birth: September 9, 1958
  • Age: 18 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7, 124 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Jason's blood type is A-negative. She wears wire-rimmed eyeglasses.
  • Medical Conditions: Jason suffers from epilepsy and requires medication which she may have not been taking at the time of her disappearance.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jason was last seen when she picked up some medicine at her Bethesda, Maryland residence on July 20, 1977. She has never been heard from again. She was affiliated with the Divine Light Mission, a religious group based on Hindu beliefs that was founded in 1960 and rose to prominence in the West during the 1970s. She was possibly staying with their members at a house in Bethesda. She planned to attend a Divine Light Mission meeting in Florida and had packed clothes, money and a camera for her upcoming trip, but left them all behind when she went missing. Jason has been known to hitchhike. It's possible she did travel to Florida without her luggage.

    Jason enjoyed jewelry making in 1977. She is originally from the Chevy Chase, Maryland area and graduated high school there. Her case remains unsolved.


    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Montgomery County Police Department


    Source Information
    The Doe Network
    The Prem Rawat Talk Forum
    Wikipedia Page for the Divine Light Mission


    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated May 8, 2016; medical conditions and details of disappearance updated.

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