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Case File 42UFIL

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Unidentified White Female

  • Located on July 20, 1990 in Jarvis Township, Madison County, Illinois.
  • Cause of death was homicide.

    Vital Statistics

    • Estimated age: 25 - 40 years old
    • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'4 - 5'6"; 120 - 130 lbs.
    • Distinguishing Characteristics: Auburn hair. Her fallopian tubes, uterus and ovaries were missing. There was no sign of surgical removal.
    • Dentals: She wore an upper denture plate; full dental records are available, as are fingerprints.
    • Clothing: Clothing located near the victim included a pink t-shirt with "Florida" and blue palm trees imprinted on the front; and Pebble Beach white sandals with side buckles, size 7. A heart-shaped turquoise stone, silver in color, was also found near the victim.
    • DNA: Available

    Case History
    The victim was discovered in a bean field, approximately 40 feet north of Lebanon Road and just west of the Troy and O' Fallon Road. She had been placed at the scene approximately two to three days prior to discovery. The cause of death was multiple stab wounds to her neck and torso. There was no evidence of defensive wounds on the victim, indicating she did not fight her murderer(s).
    There is an autopsy finding of sexual mutilation. What was thought to be evidence of a hysterectomy, indicates that the uterus has been removed as a part of extensive cutting, stabbing and mutilation, and that the killer may have removed the reproductive organs. It is believed she was sexually assaulted.

    If you have any information concerning this victim's identity or the circumstances surrounding her homicide, please contact:
    Madison County Sheriff's Department
    Lieutenant Leonard Suhre
    618-692-7040 x 4819


    All information may be submitted on an anonymous basis.

    NCIC Number:
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    Source Information: Illinois State Police

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