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32UFTX - Unidentified Female

Personal items
Reconstructions of the victim; victim's belongings. To view a post-mortem photo of the victim please click Photo 1 .

Date of Discovery: August 12, 1985
Location of Discovery: Houston, Harris County, Texas
Estimated Date of Death: Hours prior
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Homicide

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 16-35 years old
Race: Hispanic
Gender: Female
Height: 5'0" to 5'2"
Weight: 120-140 lbs.
Hair Color: Long, dark brown hair, 15' in length
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Her ears were double-pierced. She had a cholecystectomy scar approximately 5 1/2 inches in length (gall bladder absent), along with scars on her left wrist, left hand and both of her arms. The forehead at the hairline just to the right of the mid line showed a slightly oblique scar, measuring 1/2 inch in length. The victim had a tattoo of the letter "V" on her upper left arm.

Identifiers

Dentals: Available. Natural teeth in fair condition. Teeth 1, 16, 17, and 32 are noted as absent in dental description but no information as to why. Tooth 6 is mildly displaced laterally.
Fingerprints: Available.
DNA: Available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: She was wearing a red and white-striped tank top, blue jeans and gray / blue athletic shoes; white socks with red band, no sizes noted in file.
Jewelry: Round pendant on a neck chain. The pendant had an arrowhead inside with three turquoise stones on the top of the arrowhead. She wore two pairs of earrings with beads and shells.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

This woman was discovered alongside the body of Thomas Rodriguez in Houston, Texas on August 12, 1985. Both were victims of homicide. They were located at 2714 Airline, in a closed business. Law enforcement was not able to find out how she got in or why she was there.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
Agency Contact Person: Sharon Derrick
Agency Phone Number: 713-796-6774 or 713-796-6858
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Unknown

Agency Name: Harris County Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Jennifer Love
Agency Phone Number: 713-796-9292 or 713-796-6827
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: ML85-4914

Agency Name: Texas Missing Persons Clearinghouse
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 800-346-3243
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Unknown

NCIC Case Number: U584867930
NamUs Case Number: 2632

Information Source(s)

NamUs
TXDPS
Unidentified Wiki

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 12/31/16


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