Overview of Jerilyn Smith
**Update: a woman's New Balance shoe containing a human foot which was found in December 2021 near the mouth of the Elwha River in Port Angeles has been identified as belonging to Jerilyn.
Jerilyn and her husband went to bed on 1-6-18 in their Sequim, Washington home. He moved to the couch during the night and went to church the next morning without seeing Jerilyn. When he returned home Jerilyn was gone. Her husband found Jerilyn's car parked near the Elwha River Bridge west of Port Angeles. Search and Rescue dogs tracked Jerilyn's scent to the middle of the bridge directly over the river. Divers searched the river and the banks down to the beaches along the Straits of Juan De Fuca. Jerilyn was never found.