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Case File: 1065UFMS

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Reconstructions and sketch of the victim

Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: October 5, 1980
  • Location of Discovery: Wiggins, Stone County, Mississippi
  • Estimated Date of Death: April through October 1980
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Homicide
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 34-46 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'1" to 5'6"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Medium to dark brown, shoulder length.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Healed nasal fracture with nasal bridge deviation to the right. Healed fracture of the lateral end of right clavicle. Slight porotic hyperostosis suggests at least one episode of chronic iron deficiency anemia. May have given birth to a child many years prior to death or not at all. Probably right-handed. Muscle attachments are well developed, especially in the upper extremities. Physique was likely muscular and compact. She was physically active through either occupation or athletics.
  • Dentals: Available. Extensive dental work. Four platinum dental bridges. several root canals. Seven fillings.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Unknown
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    Hunters found the victim's skeletal remains in two green trash bags in a wooded area off Highway 26 in Wiggins. Her hands and feet were bound.

    She is affectionately known as Ms. Wiggins.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Harrison County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Kristi Johnson
  • Agency Phone Number: 228-896-0664
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Name: Mississippi Chief Medical Examiner
  • Agency Contact Person: Mark LeVaughn
  • Agency Phone Number: 601-987-1440

  • Agency Case Number: 2013005870
  • NCIC Case Number: U640027728
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #11583
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1598
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
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    Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 1/15/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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