The Doe Network:
Case File 197UFMD

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Reconstructions of Victim by;  Two Left: NCMEC; Center: Detective Karen Gentry; Bottom Row: Detective Evelyn Grant

Unidentified Black Female

Vital Statistics

  • Estimated age: 17-19 years old
  • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'1-5'3 1/2"
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Black hair. She had a small blemish on the right side of her skull that may have been a hereditary trait, or caused by surgery or an accident.
  • Clothing: High top, white and tan boots, MIA brand, size 6B with laces missing, with Velcro strap across the ankle. FLIPPO TOTTI brand pants, size 7/8, Length Large, with a web type belt which is possibly brown in color. The pants have ankle zippers. A label found at the scene has "IT'S A LABEL, MADE IN THE U.S.A." printed on it. Another label believed to be from the victim's blouse or jacket has "SIZE 9/10" printed on it. The blouse appears to have originally been light in color, with slightly darker faint pinstripes. The pinstripes had four lines per bar. The blouse, which is a cotton blend, has a collar, pocket, cuffs, and pearl colored buttons. Leather or vinyl bomber jacket, with a zip-up front and gathered waist band.
  • Jewelry: Two gold hoop earrings (for pierced ears) with a small gold ball, mounted on the bottom of each hoop.
  • Skeletal Findings: 1 inch hairline fracture left forehead area. Sacralization of 5th lumbar vertebra, premature obliteration of the sagittal sinus.
  • Dentals: Available. Good visible teeth. 
  • DNA: Available in CODIS.

Case History
The skeletal remains of this victim were found on March 5, 1996 in the woods in the 17725 block of Falls Road, south of Gunpowder Road, in Precinct 3, Franklin.
Forensic experts determined that the body had been in the woods for five years or more. Her cause of death is undetermined.

If you have any information about this case please contact:
Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Dr. L Locke
Baltimore County Police Department
Detective Tincher
Homicide Unit/Unsolved Case Unit

You may remain anonymous when submitting information.

Agency Case Number:
96-065-0730; 96-01220

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Source Information:
Baltimore County Police Department

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