Artistic renderings of the victim. View post-mortem
Date of Discovery: August 11, 1999
Location of Discovery: Oceanside, San Diego County, California
Estimated Date of Death: Same day
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Head trauma
Estimated Age: 20-34 years old
Height: 5'1", Measured
Weight: 143 lbs., Measured
Hair Color: Black, long and wavy worn in a single braid.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Had a child within the previous year. Surgical scar on outer left knee (6"). Tweezed eyebrows and manicured and painted nails.
Clothing: Brown short-sleeved T-shirt (other agencies describe as green mock turtleneck T-shirt), Too The Rhythms Things blue jeans, white socks, and white Reebok tennis shoes.
Additional Personal Items: None.
The victim was found in a drainage ditch near Airport Road and Benet Road near the tow yards in an unincorporated area in the northeast part of Oceanside. She appeared to have been dumped at the scene.
Detectives canvassed businesses where yound people would frequent such as nightclubs but found no one who recognized her.
Her dental records were researched, a flier was circulated among Mexican law enforcement officials, and her case was entered into the violent-crime database, but nothing came of the efforts.
Agency Name: San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Jennifer Wright
Agency Phone Number: 858-694-2905
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 99-01521
Agency Name: Oceanside Police Department
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 760-435-4900
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: N/A
NCIC Case Number: U390000506
NamUs Case Number: 11738
Unidentified Wiki: Oceanside Jane Doe
Oceanside Police Department
Added: 12/14/05; Last Updated: 11/15/17
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** Listed information may be estimated.