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Case File: 422UFFL

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Artistic renderings of the victim (NCMEC and Wesley Neville)

Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: February 6, 1986
  • Location of Discovery: Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
  • Estimated Date of Death: 3 to 8 weeks prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 16-22 years old
  • Race: Black, possibly Asian
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 4'9" to 5'2"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Brown, kinky.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Pits on the ventral surface of the pubic bones suggests that she may have undergone childbirth. An anthropological exam revealed that the female had sustained injuries to the left side of her head and nose earlier in life which likely caused her to have a deviated septum. Several congenital defects were also seen in her spine but it is unknown whether they would have caused her any physical discomfort. She may not have been aware of the defects.
  • Dentals: Available. Severe, anterior open bite malocclusion (this type typically due to thumb sucking as a child). No existing dental restorations. Teeth #1, 16, 17, 32 impacted. Teeth were in very poor condition and some of the untreated teeth were likely causing her pain.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available in FBI NMPDD.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: None.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's skeletal remains were located at a trash dump on 2nd Avenue, between 31st and 34th Streets in an industrial area of Tampa.

    Forensic testing has suggested the female was most likely born and raised in Florida.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Hillsborough County Medical Examiners Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Amanda Whidden
  • Agency Phone Number: 813-914-4500 or 4509
  • Agency Name: Tampa Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 813-276-3509

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 86-00148; NCMEC: 1184240
  • NCIC Case Number: U840018437
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #205
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • NCMEC
  • Hillsborough County Medical Examiner's Office

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    Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 10/28/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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