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Case File: 1015UFNJ

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Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: March 22, 2005
  • Location of Discovery: Kearny, Hudson County, New Jersey
  • Estimated Date of Death: 2005
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: Newborn
  • Race: White and/or Hispanic
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 14"
  • Weight: 5-6 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Not available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available in NDIS. Full body x-rays available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: White knitted bonnet, white T-shirt, blue and yellow playette (size 6-9 months), white infant boots, socks, and wrapped in a blanket.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The body of a newborn was found buried in a shallow grave at St. Cecilia's Church located at 120 Kearny Avenue by the pastor preparing the church's garden for Easter Sunday. The infant bore no marks of abuse or trauma.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: New Jersey State Police
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 800-709-7090
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Name: Kearny Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 201-998-1313
  • Agency Name: Northern Regional Medical Examiner Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 973-648-7259

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 09050327; LE: NJSP 055468
  • NCIC Case Number: U950017041
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #1791
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1977
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • New Jersey State Police
  • New Jersey Safe Haven

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