The Doe Network:
Case File 108UFAL

Left Sketch of Victim by Wesley Neville

Unidentified White Female

  • Located April 18, 1982 on the banks of the Sipsy River in rural Tuscaloosa County, Alabama.
  • Cause of death is strangulation. The victim was severely beaten.
  • Estimated date of death is within a day.

      Vital Statistics

      • Estimated age: 34-38 years old
      • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'4"; 110-115 lbs.
      • Distinguishing Characteristics: Black/dark brown, shoulder length hair; brown eyes. Somewhat ruddy complexion. Scar over right eye, beneath eyebrow. Her ears were not pierced. She did not use nail polish, or regularly file her nails.
      • Dentals: Available. She wore a partial upper denture plate. The partial denture replaced the upper right central and lateral incisor teeth.
      • Clothing: She was wearing a Preppy button-up, long-sleeved light blue shirt; blue knit pants with an elastic waistband; a white bra; white panties; and size seven grey tennis shoes.
      • Other: There is evidence of a prior pregnancy. She had done manual labor. Fingerprints are on file.

      Case History
      This unidentified female was located in April 1982 in Slughter Creek on the banks of the Sipsy River in rural Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. She was sexually assaulted, strangled and severely beaten. Investigators believe the victim was possibly fishing in the area at the time of the attack, based on what she was wearing.

      If you have any information concerning this woman's identity, please contact:
      Alabama Department Of Forensic Sciences
      Lisa Cary

      Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office
      Lt. Loyd Baker - Homicide Unit
      205-752-0616 Ext. 691

      You may remain anonymous when submitting information to any agency.

      Agency Case: 82040182

      NCIC Number: U-172296346
      Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
      Source Information:
      Alabama Department Of Forensic Sciences
      Tuscaloosa Sheriffs Dept

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