Artistic rendering of the victim
Date of Discovery: February 24, 2002
Location of Discovery: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Estimated Date of Death: 2 hours prior
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Unknown
Estimated Age: 32-45 years old
Height: 5'3" to 5'4"
Weight: 110 lbs.
Hair Color: Naturally reddish-brown dyed blonde with visible gray roots and shoulder-length.
Eye Color: Green
Distinguishing Marks/Features: vertically oriented well-healed scar below and to the right of the right popliteal fossa (depression located at the back of the knee-joint). Probable perimortem trauma to the nasal bones and several ribs were noted.
Dentals: Available. The top right incisor tooth was decayed and her two left front teeth showed signs of decay. Teeth #1,17 and 32 not seen, may be antemortem loss or congenital absence. Unfilled cavities noted on teeth #4, 7, 10, 11, 15, 20, 21, 23 and 31. Portion of enamel missing on tooth #10.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The victim's nude body was located in a vacant lot in the 1200 block of Eliza Street in New Orleans.
Detectives believe the woman was killed while in town for either Mardi Gras or the Super Bowl.
Agency Name: LSU FACES Lab
Agency Contact Person: Ginesse Listi
Agency Phone Number: 225-578-3906
Agency E-Mail: glisti1(at)lsu.edu
Agency Case Number: CO-0656-2002; LSU 05-06
NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 848
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