North American Missing Persons Network
Ashley Renae Freeman

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Left : Freeman, circa 1999; Right: AP to age 30

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: December 30, 1999 from Welch, Oklahoma
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: December 29, 1983
  • Age: 16
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Weight:145 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Dark Blonde
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Ashley has an athletic build
    and a scar on the upper left side of her forehead.
  • Clothing: T-shirt, blue jeans, a baseball cap, white tennis
    shoes, and a windbreaker.

  • Details of Disappearance
    On December 30, 1999, Ashley Renae Freeman and her friend, Lauria Jaylene Bible, were reported to be missing. At approximately 6:00 a.m., a fire was reported at a residence located four and one half miles west of Welch, Oklahoma, in northeast Oklahoma. The bodies of Ashley's parents, both of whom had been shot, were found inside the residence. The two girls, both age 16, were reported to be inside the residence before the fire, but have not been located.

    In January 2005, suspected serial killer Jeremy Jones confessed to killing Ashley Freeman and Lauria Bible. Jones told authorities he killed Ashley's parents over an unpaid debt, and then set their house on fire. When the two girls ran out of the house, Jones says he pretended he was going to get them help. Instead, he drove them to Kansas, then shot them and dumped their bodies in a hole. Investigators say they'll search for the girls' bodies in a mine near Galena, Kansas the week of June 20th 2005.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Federal Bureau Of Investigation
    Oklahoma Office
    Oklahoma State Bureau Of Investigation

    Source Information
    The National Center For Missing and Exploited Children
    Federal Bureau Of Investigation
    Oklahoma State Bureau Of Investigation