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Case File: 1182UFAZ

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Artistic rendering of the victim; Photograph on bogus identification card, victim's clothing, jewelry, and personal effects. To view post-mortem photo of the victim please click Photo 1

Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: June 23, 2008
  • Location of Discovery: Crow Hang Village, Pima County, Arizona
  • Estimated Date of Death: Hours prior
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 15-20 years old
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 4'7" to 4'9"
  • Weight: 92 lbs
  • Hair Color: Black, approximately 30 cm long.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Pierced ears.
  • Dentals: Available. Tooth #31 has occlusal caries. Teeth #1, 16, 32 are not erupted.
  • Fingerprints: Unknown
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue Miss May denim jeans (size unknown), light green panties with embroidery on the front, tan or gray bra with embroidery on the front, dark green long sleeved shirt (size unknown), a black Nautica belt with a metal buckle, two pairs of black tennis shoes, and two pairs of white & black socks with "USA" written on the ankle.
  • Jewelry: A pair of yellow metal stud earrings with a red stone and a digital watch with a black plastic band.
  • Additional Personal Items: One backpack with fake Mexican identification paperwork. Multiple personal effects including a black wallet, scraps of paper with names and numbers, a comb, two prayer cards in plastic with some Mexican coins, and a black scrunchie in her hair.
  • Case History

    The victim was found along the roadside one mile south of SR 86 MP 126.5. She had fake Mexican documentation with the name of Maria Mendez Morales and a birthdate of January 19, 1991. A photograph on the document may be that of decedent.

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

  • Agency Name: Pima County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Bruce Anderson
  • Agency Phone Number: 520-243-8600
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: ME: ML08-1195; NCMEC: 1184088
  • NCIC Case Number: Not entered
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4923
  • Former Hot Case Number: 2365
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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    Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 1/20/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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