Home » Barbara Jolly, 19: Teen Disappeared From Seattle In 1976
For a case that has gone unsolved for decades, information about Barbara Jolly is in short supply. Once again, we’re confronted with a decades-old case with little information, but hopefully, someone will recognize this young lady and her family can receive a semblance of peace regarding this mystery.
The last time anyone saw or heard from Barbara Jolly was on August 22, 1976, in Seattle, Washington. The 19-year-old was reportedly in the downtown area of the city at the time, but that is about all of the information that has been made available about her disappearance. Who she may have been with, what she may have been doing, if she was dating someone, what her work life was like, and what her relationship with her family may have been are all details that have gone unanswered.
Unfortunately, only one photo of the teen could be located. Barbara had celebrated her 19th birthday just two weeks before going missing.
At the time of her disappearance, Barbara Jolly stood 5 feet inches tall and weighed 130 pounds. She had black/dark brown hair and brown eyes. Barbara was noted as having an “accented pointed hairline on [her] forehead,” or a defined widow’s peak. What Barbara was last seen wearing is unknown. The Doe Network reports that her dental records and DNA are on file, but her fingerprints are not. Herr middle name is “Kay” and she would be 64-years-old at the time of this publication.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Seattle Police Department at (206) 625-5011 or their local authorities. The agency case number is 93-081634.
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