Left to right: Reconstruction by NCMEC; Artistic rendering by Carl Koppelman; Forensic reconstruction and sketch of the victim by Joyce Nagy; Victim's clothing and jewelry; Knife located near the body
Date of Discovery: August 19, 1971
Location of Discovery: Cave Junction, Josephine County, Oregon
Estimated Date of Death: 1970 to 1971
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
Cause of Death: Unknown
Estimated Age: 14-25 years old
Height: 5'2 to 5'9", Measured
Weight: 125 lbs., Estimated
Hair Color: Red or auburn, long with dyed blonde streaks.
Eye Color: Unknown or Missing
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Dentals: Available. She had crooked teeth, slightly buck toothed with four fillings in her molars. Dental age based on third molar development is 14-22.
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available. mtDNA and nucDNA available at UNT (ref #06-4820).
Clothing: Checkered pink and beige double-breasted waist-length belted coat with six pink 7/8" buttons, tan or beige long-sleeved turtleneck shirt with a zipper in the back, white Lovable bra (size 34B), blue Wrangler jeans (size 13-14 misses slim), purple/blue/white striped panties, and brown Primstyle imitation leather square-toed shoes with medium height heavy heels with straps and gold buckles.
Jewelry: Two rings: Ring with mother-of-pearl stone and braided silver band (the letters "AL" were scratched into the face of the white stone); silver "friendship" band with diagonal decorative chevron-like scoring along the band bearing a stamp "M-H" (size 6 1/2).
Additional Personal Items: The only items found in the woman's pockets were 38 cents (oldest coin being from 1970) and a map of Northern California recreational sites.
A man and his son discovered the victim's skeletal remains in a wooded area just off Redwood Highway near Mile Post 35 near the Oregon - California border. The body was located in an area described as a dump and had been partially covered with debris. A hunting knife with deer blood on it was found near her body.
She is known to investigators as "Annie Doe."
Agency Name: Josephine County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Veronica Vance
Agency Phone Number: 541-474-5128
Agency E-Mail: nici.vance(at)state.or.us
Agency Case Number: 71-940
NCIC Case Number: U210019267
NamUs Case Number: 10929
NCMEC Case Number: 1261134
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Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 9/7/17
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