Karen Jean Lee

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Above: Karen, circa 1977

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Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: May 26, 1977 from Cornelius, Oregon
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Age: 15 years old
  • Height and Weight: 5'7, 128 pounds
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, brown eyes. Karen has a scar on her upper lip and a scar on her left knee.
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    Details of Disappearance

    Karen was last seen in Cornelius, Oregon on May 26, 1977. Authorities believe she left with Rodney Grissom, who disappeared two days before she did. The pair reportedly planned to hitchhike to California. Neither of them have been heard from again. Later on, some items relating to the two teenagers were found off a logging road in Washington County, Oregon. Few details are available in their cases, but foul play is suspected.

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    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Hillsboro Police Department
    503-681-5337

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    Source Information
    NamUs
    Facebook Page for Karen Lee

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    Updated 1 time since October 12, 2004.

    Last updated June 27, 2012; casefile added.

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