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Case File: 1051UFOR

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Re-approximation Re-approximation 2 Sketch Clothing replica Sketch of ring
Left to right: Re-approximation of victim's face via autopsy pictures by J. Nagy, Clackamas County; Additional composite completed by Portland Police Bureau artist; Replicas of the victim's clothing; Sketch of the victim's ring

Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: September 7, 1993
  • Location of Discovery: Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
  • Estimated Date of Death: Two days prior
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Drowning
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 30-40 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'4"
  • Weight: 140 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown, 12 inches long.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Cesarean section scar on her lower abdomen. C-shaped scar on the back of her left hand. Multiple healed fractures of the right ribs. She had recently lost a large amount of weight.
  • Dentals: Available. Tooth #20 is retained primary. Tooth #29 rotated.
  • Fingerprints: Available. File states that fingerprints were "run through several different systems and had come up with no results."
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Aqua blue sweatshirt, tan J.C. Penney bra with flowers embroidered on the cups, maroon Cherokee jeans (size 12), and black Pro Wings shoes with black laces.
  • Jewelry: Seiko watch worn on the left wrist. Road Runner symbol in black on a silver-like ellipse attached to a ring consisting of silver-like bands around the left ring finger. A brown elastic band with gold-colored glitter worn around the right wrist.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's body was found by workers at a nearby aluminum transfer station. She was lying face down on the rocky east bank of the Willamette River near Swan Island, south of the Burlington-Northern railroad bridge.

    Several newspaper articles were written about the discovery but no leads were ever developed. While it is known that she drowned, it is not known if her drowning was accidental.

    Her body was cremated in 1996.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Multnomah County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Dr. Veronica Vance
  • Agency Phone Number: 503-251-2402 or 971-673-8300
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Name: Crime Stoppers
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 503-823-4357

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 93-2533; LE: 12-02827 (CCSO)
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #9599
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Crime Stoppers of Portland
  • KPTV News Archive

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    Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 5/18/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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