Melissa Rice Found Dead: Woman Who Wrote Cancer Blog Posed As Jonathan Jay White


Melissa Rice, alias ‘Jonathan Jay White’ photograph.

Lance Armstrong was the ‘boy’s’ major contributor with the Livestrong Foundation. But the boy didn’t exist. An Idaho woman identified as Melissa Rice, 24, was responsible for creating an online fraud involving the Livestrong foundation.

Bonneville County Sheriff’s office served a search warrant to Rice’s house Tuesday. In Melissa Rice’s house, law enforcement officers found thousands of dollars in donations and celebrity memorabilia. Wednesday, sheriff’s deputies found Melissa Rice dead in her car five miles south of Henry’s Canyon, near Ammon, Idaho in Bonneville County.

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