Jane Rowell Clement
Clement, approximately 1963
Date reported missing : 04/07/1963
Missing location (approx) :
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Missing classification : Endangered Missing
Gender : Female
Age at the time of disappearance: 22 years old
Height / Weight : 5'3, 100 pounds
Description, clothing, jewerly and more : A pink/red and white gingham dress.
Distinguishing characteristics, birthmarks, tattoos
: Caucasian female. Blonde/brown hair, blue eyes.
Information on the case from local sources, may or may not be correct : Clement was last seen at her residence in the 2700 block of Sorrel Avenue in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on April 7, 1963, the day after Easter. She called her estranged husband and asked him to baby-sit their two young children while she went to look for a job. Her husband picked the children up, and never saw or heard from his wife again.
A neighbor called Clement's brother a week later to tell him she had vanished. Clement's brother broke into her house, which was locked, and found a mildewed basket of washed clothes in the laundry room. Nothing was Missing location (approx) : the house except Clement's Easter clothes and the bedspread in her room.
She was a writer at the time of her disappearance; she had written several short stories and was working on a novel. Clement's case remains unsolved.
Other information and links : ncy
Baton Rouge Police Department
September 2021 updates and sources
The Doe Network
Louisiana Missing Persons
Louisiana Repository for Unidentified & Missing People
October 12, 2004. January 6, 2009; Description, clothing, jewerly and more : added.
Interactive Missing Person Search Map