Find Missing Rita Lorraine Jolly!

Missing Teen Girl, Suspicious Disappearance, Crime Victim, Cold Case, Deceased Suspect

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Find Missing Rita Lorraine Jolly!

Find Missing Rita Lorraine Jolly!

Find missing Rita Lorraine Jolly!
She has been missing over 44 years ago.
Could she be a victim of an infamous serial killer?
Or did something else happen to her?
Where is Rita Jolly?

Find Missing Rita Lorraine Jolly!

Find missing Rita Lorraine Jolly! Rita Lorraine Jolly has been missing since June 29, 1973. She is missing from West Linn, Oregon. Rita Jolly is classified as an endangered missing person. Her year of birth is 1955. At the time of her disappearance, Rita was 17 years old. Her current age is 62 years old. Rita Jolly is described as a Caucasian female. Her hair is light brown and her eyes are hazel. Rita was 5’6″ tall and 130 pounds at the time of her disappearance. When she was last seen, Rita Jolly was wearing a brown Pendleton shirt, blue jeans or army fatigue pants, and low-cut blue sneakers with buckskin heels.

Rita Jolly previously fractured her lower left leg and the injury didn’t heal properly. As a result, she walks with an uneven gait.

Find Missing Rita Lorraine Jolly!

Rita Lorraine Jolly left her residence on Horton Road in West Linn, Oregon. She left at 7:15 P.M. on June 29, 1973. Rita planned to go for a walk. She never returned. She was last seen between 8:30 and 9:00 p.m. that day, walking uphill on Sunset Avenue. Rita has never been heard from again. Rita may have been a victim of the serial killer Theodore Robert “Ted” Bundy. He was executed in Florida in 1989. He is a suspect in scores of murders, mainly from the Pacific Northwest. However, he was convicted only of killing three females in Florida. He confessed to many deaths prior to his execution.

Find Missing Rita Lorraine Jolly!
Ted Bundy Connection

Ted Bundy may be responsible for the disappearances of many females. These Nancy Baird, Ann Marie Burr, Lynette Culver, Julie Cunningham, Susan Curtis, Georgeann Hawkins, Vicki Hollar, Debra Kent, Donna Manson, Denise Oliverson and Nancy Wilcox. He may be also be responsible for the disappearances of many other girls and young women. The women continue to be listed as missing persons. Their remains have never been recovered. It is worth noting that Bundy did not confess to Rita’s murder before his death. But he is considered a suspect in many deaths and disappearances he did not claim responsibility for.

Rita’s disappearance remains unsolved, as her body was not found. And Bundy was never charged or confessed to her murder. Foul play is suspected in her case. She was a junior at West Linn High School in 1973.

Find Missing Rita Lorraine Jolly!

Rita Lorraine Jolly has been missing for over 44 years. This is longer than many of us have been alive. She was at that age which is supposed to be “the golden years.” But her life was interrupted over 44 years ago and there have been no answers. There is a suspect, but he deceased and may not have been responsible for Rita’s disappearance. Someone else may have done it. Sadly, information is limited in Rita’s case and insight into her disappearance is unlikely. It’s unknown if her parents are still alive or who in her family is sill alive. But her loved ones, her friends, and community need, want, and deserve answers. Someone has information about this crime. Do you have any information about the whereabouts of Rita Lorraine Jolly? Do you have information concerning the whereabouts of the person (s) responsible for her disappearance?

If you have any information on this case, please contact the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office at: (503) 723-4949 or: (503) 557-5811.

The above information can be found on Rita Lorraine Jolly’s Charley Project Page. I have adapted and remixed it. It is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 4.0 International.

The above image is courtesy of Rita Lorraine Jolly’s NamUs Database.

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I'm a Christian, meaning that I have a relationship with God, through trust in HIs Son Jesus. I'm a pro-life blogger, and I have three websites, focused on the sanctity of life. The first one is, which is specific to calling for an end to abortion through educating people about alternatives and pro-life news and opinions. The second site,, is also devoted to ending abortion through reaching out to moms in crisis and educating them on alternatives. This second site has the broader aim of celebrating the sanctity of all human life. Born and unborn. I want to reach a broad audience through the second site. The third site,, is devoting to finding missing persons, identifying the unidentified, and bringing justice to victims of crime.

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