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Case File: 1256UFMS

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The victim's headstone

Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: Approximately September 5, 2005
  • Location of Discovery: Ocean Springs, Jackson County, Mississippi
  • Estimated Date of Death: August 29, 2005
  • State of Remains: Decomposed
  • Cause of Death: Natural disaster - Hurricane Katrina
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 50-59 years old
  • Race: Black
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'3"
  • Weight: 100-150 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Pierced ears.
  • Dentals: Available.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Black T-shirt with University of Michigan, Ann Arbor emblazoned in gold on the front and black capri pants (size 15).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    About a week after Hurricane Katrina made landfall, the victim's body was found between the slabs where two houses once stood south of LeMoyne Boulevard off Ascott Street.

    She was buried as Jane (Love) in Machpelah Cemetery in Pascagoula in February 2006 next to another unidentified Hurricane Katrina victim. Local businesses donated the coffin and flowers.

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

  • Agency Name: Jackson County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Vicki Broadus
  • Agency Phone Number: 228-769-3197

  • Agency Case Number: Unknown
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: Not listed
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • Find a Grave
  • NBC News - Video of funeral (if Page Not Found error, refresh the page)
  • Mississippi Missing & Unidentified Persons

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    Added: 3/14/15; Last Updated: 3/14/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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