Posts from the ‘Unidentified People’ Category

Murder Victim Discovered In An Arizona Desert On November 17, 2012

A composite sketch couldn’t be drawn because the victim’s remains were completely skeletal upon discovery.

Victim: Unidentified male
Date found: November 17, 2012 21:49
Location: Arivaca, Pima County, AZ

The murdered remains of an unidentified male were discovered on November 17, 2012 under a mesquite tree in a desert area east of Arivaca. His right hand and feet were not attached to his body nor were they ever located.

According to medical examiners the unidentified victim, also known as John Doe, was not recognizable because of near complete skeletal remains. They estimate his time of death occurring the same year of discovery (2012.)

The victim was wearing no clothing and had no identification on him and no one in Pima County, AZ has come forward to identify him. However, the area the deceased victim was located is known for migrant activity which gives the possibility that he wasn’t from the area, which would explain why nobody has come forward knowing who he is.

Description: Believed to be of Native American decent, between the ages 17 and 29 years. He stands roughly 5 feet 8 inches (61 in), weight  and eye color could not be determined due to decomposition. His hair color was unknown and it’s possible he was completely bald prior to his death.

Good identifying factor: The upper central incisors were winged (mesially rotated). This was likely noticeable to those who knew the victim. The lower third molars were missing before death and the upper third molars had not yet fully erupted. More information can be released by medical examiners, including DNA.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact:

Agency: Pima County Medical Examiners Office:
Phone 520-243-8600
Case Manager: Caitlin Vogelsberg
Phone: (520) 243-8600
Case Number: ML12-02790

Source:
NamUs

Murder Victim Dubbed “Princess Jane Doe” Found In Blairstown Cemetary in the Summer of 1982

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These are three seperate composite sketches which were created by different artist to give an idea of what the unidentified Jane Doe may have looked like alive. Both sketches are an approximate description based on the deceased victim’s physical features and shouldn’t be used as the sole basis of identifying the victim.

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The identity of a young female discovered in Warren County, New Jersey on July 15, 1982 remains unknown over three decades later.

The unidentified female was given the name “Princess Jane Doe” after she was discovered in a wooded area in Blairstown Cemetary, Route 94, NJ. She had been beaten to death and medical examiners conclude her estimated time of death could have been up to several weeks prior to discovery. They also determined she wasn’t pregnant nor did she ever give birth. She had no drugs in her system at the time of her homicide.

The community was horrified that something like this could happen so close to home and saddened when nobody came forward to claim the body so they came together and raised the funds to give Princess Doe a proper burial and gravestone.

So many years have gone by and many believe Princess Doe wasn’t from the area due to the fact that nobody knows who she is. It’s possible she may even be from another Country which would explain why, despite thousands of people threw out the United States seeing her case, her identity remains a mystery. However, a witness did come forward saying she knew Princess Doe and that she lived in Long Island, NY and was estranged from her family.

Lt. Stephen Speirs of the Warren Co. Prosecutor’s Office has investigated Princess Doe’s case close for many years and had hoped to solve the mystery by July, 2007, which would have been the 25th anniversary of the discovery. But it’s now passing the 30th anniversary with just as many unanswered questions as there was 30 years ago.

Physical description: A young Caucasian female between 14-20 years of age with a thin frame. Eye color is unknown. When she was found she was wearing red nail polish on her right hand but no polish on her left, almost as if she started painting her nails but didn’t get to finish. Her left ear has two piercings, her right ear has an unknown amount of piercings.

Case Details:

Date Body Found: 07/15/82
Estimated Date of Death: 07/11/82
Estimated Age: 14 – 20 years (victim would be in her 40′s if she was still living today)

Hair: shoulder length brown hair

Weight: 90 – 100 pounds
Height: between 5’2” / 5’4”

Teeth: Lower anterior teeth are crowded (two of her front teeth were slightly darker than the rest of her teeth and her teeth also indicate she came from a middle-class background)

Clothing: A red V-neck pullover shirt with yellow piping on the front portion of the shoulder and blue and black piping around the neck, sleeves and waist. Victim was also wearing a red/white/blue print wrap-around skirt with a wide border print of peacocks on the lower portion.

Jewelry: A gold-colored chain with small white beads spaced evenly within the chain. Attached to the chain was a 14K gold cross with an ornate design.

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Photo provided by NJ State Website (link below)

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Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact: The New Jersey State Police at 1-800-709-7090 or you can submit an online tip by e-mail missingp@gw.njsp.org

Source: NJ State Police Website & America’s Most Wanted

Picture Found In Unidentified Victim’s Wallet

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Left: Photo of little girl found in decedent’s wallet; Center: Closeup of child in photo; Center: Touched up photo. She would have been about 4 years old in picture.

Unidentified White Male

The victim was discovered on December 19, 1980 in Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia
Skeletonized Remains. Mandible missing. Most bones were recovered.

Vital Statistics

Estimated age: 50-70 years old
Approximate Height and Weight: 6′ 0″; 175 lbs.
Distinguishing Characteristics: Blond and gray hair;
Clothing : Blue shirt and blue work pants. Shirt size is 16.5 x 34. Brown belt.
Dentals: Had false teeth; lower upper jaw edentulous, denture was found.

Case History

The victim was located near a construction site at Northside Parkway and I-75 in Atlanta, Georgia on December 19, 1980.
Among his possessions were numerous fragmented pieces of paper and a photograph of a young girl.
The young girl, who appears to have brown eyes and reddish hair, is about 4 years of age (she would be in her thirties in 2008, if the picture was taken sometime around 1980).
Another faded photograph had handwriting which appears to read “HR Bow dyeing and finishing, 278-3448” although this is not certain.
Fragments of a handwritten letter addressed to “Dear Dad” was singed with love from “Pam T Dwight” or perhaps “Pam + Dwight.”
Also found was a bus ticket, possibly originating in Panama City, Florida. The writing was faded and mostly illegible.

If you have any information about this case please contact:
Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office
Investigation Section
404-730-4400
You may remain anonymous when submitting information.

Agency Case Number:
80-2267

Source Information:
Doe Network

Kendall County Jane Doe Discovered On March 6, 2010

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This composite sketch above should be viewed as a broad interpretation of the deceased victim’s appearance in life. It is a scientific approximation, but should not be considered an exact likeness.

Deceased murder victim was discovered on March 6, 2010 off the I-10 near the Guadalupe River Bridge in Kendall County, about 30 miles northwest of downtown San Antonio, Texas.

The unidentified female, also known as  “Jane Doe” is believed to have been murdered one to ten years prior to discovery.

“Jane Doe” is described as a Caucasian and/or Hispanic young female believed to be between the ages of 17-26, standing between 5’0″ and 5’4″. Medical examiners believe she has undergone open chest surgery in her childhood years. She also had deformities on her feet and may have used crutches, wheelchair or walker in her past.

Weight, hair and eye color are all unknown. Dental and DNA are both available.

Agency: Kendall County Sheriff’s Department

Agency Case Number: U1006001

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to please contact:

Texas Department of Public Safety
Missing Persons Clearinghouse
1-800-346-3243 or 1-512-424-5074

Maricopa County Jane Doe

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Composite sketch of unidentified female discovered in Tempe, Arizona

Approximate Height and Weight: 5’0″-5’1″; 120-125 lbs.
Physical Description: Black, straight hair and brown eyes. Her hair is approximately 12.5 inches long. She had faded purple polish on her fingernails and an elastic hair tie on her wrist.
Marks/Scars: She had a scar approximately 1″ long on back of her hand extending from just below pinky and ring finger area toward wrist; scar on left shoulder.
Clothing: Red halter top, blue jeans, blue underwear, black slip-on dress shoes.
Jewelry:Purple bracelet worn on right wrist.

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Bracelet worn by victim

“Jane Doe” was discovered the morning of April 27, 2002 (some reports say 04/26/12) behind strip-mall in the 1800 Block of E. University Dr in Maricopa County, Tempe, AZ.  The medical examiner listed her cause of death as cocaine intoxication, which was ruled neither an accident nor a homicide.

There’s just not enough information to know,” said Detective John Thompson of the Tempe Police Department. Who was talking about her cause of death.

According to Doe Network, the victim had been picked up near 32nd Street and Greenway Road in Phoenix the following day while hitchhiking. She advised the driver she had been kicked out of her house due to drug abuse. She also told the driver she wanted to get tickets to a concert. She didn’t tell the driver any more information that would aid in identifying her.

Jane is believed to be a teenager between the ages 15-19 — The medical examiner’s officer say she is Biracial, Native-American or Latino/Caucasian.

“We’ve done everything we absolutely could have to try an identify this person,” said Christen Eggers, an investigator for the Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office.

If you have any information regarding this case is asked to please contact:
Tempe Police Department
480-350-8311
AND/OR
Maricopa County Medical Examiner
602-506-3322

Unidentified Black Female Discovered in 1980

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Photo above is a facial reconstruction done by a forensic artist at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. Items such as eye color and hair style are the artist’s estimations to complete the image, and should not be considered as significant markers for identification.

Case Type: Unidentified
DOB: Sex: Female
Found: Sep 23, 1980 Race: Black
Age Now: 17-25 Height: 5’6″ (168 cm)
Missing City: CHICAGO Weight: 133 lbs (60 kg)
Missing State : IL Hair Color: Black
Missing Country: United States Eye Color: Brown
Case Number: NCMU1106799

On September 23, 1980, an unidentified black female was found in a shipping waterway in the south Chicago suburbs in Illinois.

She had a reddish tint to her hair and was wearing a pink or red hair comb. The deceased young woman was dressed in a blue sweater, a tan bra, and a navy blue zipper sweater which may have had a floral print. There were two sponge hair rollers found near the body which the victim was also believed to have been wearing. She had a silver ring on the third finger of her left hand, a gold earring in the shape of a spade in her left ear, and a gold crescent-shaped earring in her right ear.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children by calling 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST)

Source: NCMEC

Identity Of Black Teenager Discovered In La County On September 13, 1975 Remains Unknown

 

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Photo is a computer generated reconstruction created by a forensic artist at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children showing what this unidentified female might have looked like alive

Found: Sep 13, 1975
Height: 5’0″ (152 cm)
Eyes: Brown
Race: Black
Sex: Female
Weight: 100 lbs (45 kg)
Hair: Brown
Location:
Los Angeles
Compton
California

Over 37 years ago, on September 13, 1975, the remains of an unidentified victim, believed to be a teenager, were discovered in 700 block of Artesia Boulevard in Compton, La County, CA.

According to pathologists, the victim is a black female between the ages of 14 – 17 years. She was discovered wearing a gold metal ring with a large black stone. The black stone had a gold-colored flower within it.   “Jane Doe” was also wearing two metal bracelets, one silver and one gold. She had a 1-1/2” scar on her left foot.

Nobody has ever come forward with the teenager’s identity and it’s possible she wasn’t from the state of California.

If you have any information regarding this cold case you’re asked to please contact: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office – Cold Case Unit (California) 1-323-890-5500

Or you may contact:  National Center for Missing & Exploited Children 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST) and/or NCMEC Cold Case Review Unit at 1-877-446-2632, ext. 6235 or 6342

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