Unsolved Homicide & Missing Person - 1996

Unsolved Homicide & Missing Person - 1996

Victims Susan & Jeffrey Klungness

Pierce County Sheriff's detectives need your help to identify the suspect responsible for the murder of Susan Klungness and for the disappearance of her son Jeffrey, who is feared to be the victim of foul play.

On the afternoon of March 2nd, 1996, the body of victim Susan Klungness was found inside of her residence in the 20400 block of 113th St. E. in Bonney Lake.  She had been beaten to death by an unidentified suspect.  The victim’s son Jeffrey was missing from the residence, along with cash, a gold watch, and the victim’s maroon Toyota Camry station wagon.  The vehicle was later found abandoned at an Auburn convenience store. Jeffrey Klungness has never been located.

An acquaintance of the family was seen at the victim’s residence on the day of the homicide, and was arrested and convicted for the theft of the victim’s vehicle.  He has not been charged in the murder or in Jeffrey Klungness’ disappearance.

At the time of his disappearance Jeffrey Klungness was a white male, 14 years old, 5’10” tall, 155 lbs., with brown hair and blue eyes.  He was believed to be wearing a green shirt, green pants and tennis shoes.

Receive up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and charges filed for the person responsible in this case.
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