The Doe Network:
Case File 233UFSC

Reconstruction of Victim.

Unidentified Asian Female

  • Located on May 13, 1998 in Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina.
  • Estimated Date of Death: Hours
  • Cause of Death: Respiratory Insufficiency

Vital Statistics

  • Estimated age: 30 - 45 years old
  • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'2"; 150 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: She had black hair, curly. Brown eyes. Light pink nailpolish on fingernails and toenails
  • Distinguishing Marks: ovoid scar measuring 4.4 x 2.4 cm on left forearm, three vaccination marks on upper left arm
  • Clothing: Black and red lingerie Midnight Hoour brand, size large and one high heeled shoe (gold and silver buckle, size 7 1/2 medium) -- Clothing was found found 1 to 1/2 miles from the scene one week after the body was recovered
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA Available.: Available.
  • Dentals: Available. She had nine missing teeth.

Case History
The nude body of this victim was located by a man looking for cans about 1:30 P.M. behind a pile of debris off Interstate 85, on Casual Drive, off North Blackstock Road in Spartanburg County, SC.
The body was found about 30 feet from the edge of the road in a wooded area and more than 200 yards from the closest home or building.
Police talked to people in several Asian communities and looked into immigration records. The victim's sketch was displayed in several towns and cities including Asheville, Greenville and Spartanburg.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office
Sgt. Kevin Bobo
Spartanburg County Coroner

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Source Information:
Child Protection Education of America
Herald-Journal, Spartanburg, SC 5/15/98, 5/17/98, 5/30/98

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