The Doe Network:
Case File 281UFGA

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Left: Clay Reconstruction of Victim by Investigator Sam Buice; Right: Reconstructions by NCMEC

Unidentified White Female

  • The victim was discovered on September 17, 1993 in DeKalb County, Georgia
  • estimated Date of Death: 3 months prior
  • Significantly decomposed / Partially skeletonized remains

Vital Statistics

  • Estimated age: 20-40 years old
  • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'4-5'7"; 115-140 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Long, curly, frosted, light brown hair. She had undergone a full left hip replacement that repaired an intertrochanteric fracture of the left hip. A stainless steel orthopedic plate was present on the lateral aspect of the left femur, extending just below the femoral neck. It was held in place by screws. The device was further described as a "compression hip screw" comprised of two separate devices: a "tube plate" and a "lag screw".
  • Dentals: Available. She had extensive dental work including a fixed gold bridge, two full gold crowns and both upper front teeth were fused to metal crowns.
  • Clothing: A black t-shirt with a multicolored monogram on the front that reads "WAIKOLOA", blue jeans, white leather athletic shoes bearing "Cross Trainer" and "XJ900", size 8 and no undergarments of any kind. No jewelry was found.

Case History
The victim was located on September 17, 1993 in a wooded strip off of Northlake Parkway on the West side of Interstate 285. This is an open homicide.

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DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office
Investigator Sam Buice

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Source Information:
DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office

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