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Victim's tattoo and key
Date of Discovery: November 5, 2001
Location of Discovery: Fort Smith, Sebastian County, Arkansas
Estimated Date of Death: 2001
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Mummified; All parts are present except for left and right hands and left foot.
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 18-75 years old
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: A heart-shaped tattoo reading "Teresa J.C.T.C." on the right forearm with a banner going through heart reading "One Love."
Dentals: Pending. Mandible and partial maxilla sent tor odntologist for chart and xray on 01/12/2012
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available at UNT (ref #08-7578).
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Blue Zone shorts (size 36), one white sock, and one right Silver Series tennis shoe (size 11).
Jewelry: Small quartz wristwatch. Yellow metal wedding band.
Additional Personal Items: Hotel key with an orange tag that reads (A04). A key ring with two attached keys. One straw. A pocket knife. Nail clippers. A cigarette lighter. Cash: 21 quarters, 3 dimes, 2 nickels, 2 pennies, and a $1 bill.
The victim was found entangled in the lower branches of a tree hanging over the Poteau River. The victim's legs were in the branches and were bent at the waist with arms hanging down toward the water. The body was several feet above the water line.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Sebastian County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 479-783-0630
Agency Name: Arkansas State Crime Laboratory
Agency Contact Person: Chris Edwards
Agency Phone Number: 501-227-5936
Agency Case Number: 965-01
NCIC Case Number: U170006800
NamUs Case Number: UP #2843
Former Hot Case Number: 1545
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.