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Left to right: Clay reconstruction made by Jack Sudimack of Franklin County Coroner's Office; Computerized reconstruction by artist Amy Stump.
Date of Discovery: April 22, 1981
Location of Discovery: Chesapeake, Lawrence county, Ohio
Estimated Date of Death: 1979 to 1981
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Homicide by strangulation
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 30-60 years old
Height: 5'2" to 5'4"
Weight: 130-150 lbs.
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Mild signs of arthritis in the thoracic and lumbar spine. She had prominent cheekbones. She had a prominent overbite and buck teeth. Most likely her upper teeth protruded over her lower lip.
Dentals: Available. Photographic images depict perimortem trauma to the premaxilla which resulted in avulsion of tooth 8 and 9. The anterior mandibular dentition shows wear on tooth 22, 24 and 25. Dental charting done and radiographs made on 7/21/11 by Robert Barnett, DDS, after remains were exhumed.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available. Complete Mitochondrial DNA profile uploaded to NDIS and nearly complete (13/14) STR data uploaded to NDIS. Full body X-rays are available.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: There was a dark pullover sweater over the upper body, covered with a lightweight shirt. On top of all this was a heavy red cable-knit sweater. The individual was wearing gray slacks. On the right foot was an inner light-colored lightweight sock, covered by a heavyweight red sock. The left foot had only the inner light-colored lightweight sock on it, though the cuff of the red sock was still present. Her hands were covered with socks.
Jewelry: None listed.
Additional Personal Items: A pay stub, bus ticket and Greyhound terminal locker key were recovered but lead nowhere. She also had a Jerry Falwell combative coin with her.
Two girls playing near their home on Wright Ridge found a woman's body in a covered cistern/well in a rural part of Chesapeake. There was a rope and cinder block around her neck and elastic bands on her wrists - two around her left wrist and one around her right wrist.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Lawrence County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Kurt Hoffman
Agency Phone Number: 740-533-0202
Agency Case Number: ME: HCCO-OC-45-81
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #6259
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
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