Artistic renderings of the decedent.
Date of Discovery: September 25, 1988
Location of Discovery: Clermont, Lake County, Florida
Estimated Date of Death: 8 months prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Mummified
Cause of Death: Undetermined, suspected homicide.
Estimated Age: 22-35 years old
Height: 5'9" to 5'11"
Weight: 170 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown, long and bleached blonde.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: May have been in the process of, or had undergone, gender reassignement, likely being performed in 1984 or prior. Had 250cc silastic breast implants that were discontinued in 1983. Long manicured nails. Evidence of hormonal treatment. Robust, athletic build. Possible healed fracture of anterior left 7th rib. Healed fracture of the right cheek bone secondary to blunt trauma. Healed fracture to the right 5th toe. Evidence of a surgical rhinoplasty.
Fingerprints: Not Available
Clothing: Blue-green tank top, Manisha long acid washed denim skirt, and panty hose.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
A passerby looking for cypress wood to build lawn furniture, discovered the decednt's remains in a wooded area in the Green Swamp area known as Four Corners in the vicinity of Hwy 474, four miles east of Hwy 33.
It appeared that the body had been dragged from the roadside to the location it was found. The victim's pantyhose and skirt had been rolled down, indicating a possible sexual assault.
Initially, the decedent was believed to be a cisgender woman and it was thought she had given birth. When the remains were tested again, DNA revealed that the decedent was male who had undergone gender reassignment surgery, which was uncommon for the era.
The victim is known to investigators as "Julie Doe."
Agency Name: District 5 Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Lindsey Bayer
Agency Phone Number: 352-326-5961
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 1988-MA-387/ME-1035
Agency Name: Lake County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 352-343-2101
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Unknown
NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 6030
Added: 5/1/16; Last Updated: 12/20/16
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