San Diego County Sheriff’s Department

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Cold Case Homicide

Yolanda Griffie

Victim:Yolanda Griffie

Crime Date:March 1, 1980

Location:Mt. Helix, Uninc. La Mesa


On March 1, 1980, in the early morning hours, Yolanda Griffie’s deceased body was found at the top of Mount Helix in unicorporated La Mesa. Yolanda was married to an enlisted member of the United States Navy who was deployed out of San Diego at the time of the murder. Yolanda resided in an apartment complex in National City. Witnesses indicated Yolanda may have traveled to Mount Helix from her residence with a group of people the night before or the day her body was discovered. Detectives from the San Diego Sheriff’s Department and NCIS are requesting the public’s assistance.

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