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421UFMA - Unidentified Female

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Reconstruction of Victim

Date of Discovery: November 13, 2000
Location of Discovery: Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
Estimated Date of Death: 2000
State of Remains: Body
Cause of Death: Homicide / Traumatic injuries

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 18-25 yrs old
Race: Black
Gender: Female
Height: 5'0"
Weight: 100 lbs.
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Victim was light skinned, she was petite with good muscle, with short hair with reddish tint; she was wearing a wig, hair was likely dyed or tinted reddish; purple nail polish; victim had size 8 1/2 foot;

Identifiers

Dentals: Available (She had a slight overbite)
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Not Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: None
Jewelry: None
Additional Personal Items: Carpet found with victim

Circumstances of Discovery

The victims' headless remains were found on the grounds of the Soldiers' Home in Chelsea, Massachusetts on November 12, 2000. In January of 2004, police located the victims' head and hands buried in a container on a beach in the North Shore town of Nahant, Massachusetts. The victim was a prostitute in the Boston area.

Surveillance footage captured Eugene McCollom dumping the body, which was wrapped in a blanket. McCollom allegedly stated that the victim had identified herself as “Lisa” and that she was from “Philly”. He also told investigators that he picked up the prostitute in Boston and drove her to his room at the YMCA in Lynn, Massachusetts. They then argued over money and he strangled her.

Eugene McCollom pleaded guilty to this homicide in February 2005.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Office of the Medical Examiner-Headquarters
Agency Contact Person: Joseph Cahill
Agency Phone Number: 617-267-6767 x 2232
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 2000-3244 (2004-188)

Information Source(s)

NamUs
Massachusetts State Police
Boston Herald

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 8/29/2017


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