Juliandra Elizabeth Jones

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Above: Jones, circa 1997

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: April 20, 1997 from Palmdale, California
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: March 11, 1978
  • Age: 19 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'9, 125 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Jones has a tattoo of a stemmed rose on her left shoulder and a tattoo of a skull somewhere on her body. Her ears are pierced. Her nickname is Julie.
  • Clothing/Jewelry Description: A black summer dress with spaghetti straps, a black leather jacket and ivory earrings.
  • Medical Conditions: Jones has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and is required to take medication to treat her condition. She also has a history of drug abuse. She is classified as a dependent adult.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Jones was last seen by her boyfriend at their residence in the 38300 block of east 11th Street in Palmdale, California on April 20, 1997. She has never been heard from again. Her mother reported her as a missing person on May 4.

    Authorities and a private investigator hired by Jones's mother were unable to locate her whereabouts, although informants provided numerous leads. Investigators received a tip that Jones's body was buried near a former illicit drug laboratory on East Avenue 0-8 in Palmdale in November 1997, seven months after Jones disappeared. An unidentified man's body was recovered at the location, but an extensive search of the area failed to provide any evidence as to Jones's case. Foul play is suspected in her disappearance and authorities are continuing to follow leads.

    Jones's mother was declared her conservator in 1996, one year prior to her daughter's disappearance. Her mother established a bank account for her and made sure she took her required medication. Foul play is suspected in her case, which remains unsolved.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
    323-890-5500

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    Source Information
    California Attorney General's Office
    The Daily News Of Los Angeles
    NamUs

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    Updated 3 times since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 2, 2012; distinguishing characteristics updated.

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