The Doe Network:
Case File 271UFCA

Reconstructions of Victim

Unidentified White Female

  • Discovered on August 13, 1991 in Meridian, Colusa County, California.
  • Estimated Date of Death: Less than 24 hours before the discovery
  • Cause of death was drowning

Vital Statistics

  • Estimated age: 18 - 35 years old
  • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'0" - 5'4"; 130 - 145 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown/hazel eyes; brown short hair. She had Simian Creases in both hands. No scars nor tattoos. She had a muscular build, and there was a slight possibility that she had Down's Syndrome. Her build indicated that she may have been a runner or weight lifter. She had pierced ears with one hole in each ear.
  • Clothing: She was wearing a light blue tank top with blue flowers embroidered on front; white jogging type shorts with vertical blue-green stripes on each side and white LA Gear ankle high shoes. .

Case History
On August 13, 1991, this unidentified female was recovered from the Sacramento River, approximately one mile south of the Meridian Bridge.

Evidence points to the woman’s death being accidental.
Investigators found only one set of footprints in the area where the body was found ­ starting underneath the Highway 20 bridge and ending at the water’s edge.
Authorities checked locally, used the media, and checked Social Security in the event she was disabled.

If you have any information about this case please contact:
Colusa County Sheriff's Office/Coroner

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NCMEC #: NCMC400078

NCIC Number:

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Source Information:
Colusa County Sheriff's Office
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

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Last Updated: 8-27-2011 - By: BR / Web Assist