Doe Network

484UFCA - Unidentified Female

Reconstructions of the decedent by NCMEC, Carl Koppelman and Natalie Murry. To view a retouched postmortem photo, please click here

Date of Discovery: May 25, 1989
Location of Discovery: Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
Estimated Date of Death: Hours prior
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Unknown

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 12-15 years old
Race: Hispanic
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3"
Weight: 124 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark brown to black, shoulder length. Listed as either straight or curly.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Patterned tattoo on the front of the right thigh in sort of an oval-diamond pattern. Below this is some lettering which may possibly read "P backward -O-H". Below this is a tattoo with the letter "S", one above and the other below it, extending lateral to these is some other lettering (very difficult to read). The tattoos were crude and were possibly homemade.


Dentals: Available. Natural teeth with no fillings.
Fingerprints: Available.
DNA: Available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: She wore a bright blue t-shirt with the words "Somebody in California Loves Me," faded blue/black jeans, beige bra, green or white panties, white socks with read trim and black shoes.
Jewelry: White-metal ring with lion head; white metal ring with green stone; heart shape yellow-metal ring; yellow metal I.D. bracelet; yellow metal chain; yellow metal chain with charms of a heart, rose & a St. Christopher medal; yellow metal ear stud with a charm; yellow metal earring stud with a clear stone.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

The decedent was discovered lying supine in the alley of 1200 W. 8th Street at approximately 6:15 AM on May 25, 1989. She had apparently been dumped at the location. The individual who found her body had passed through the area earlier, at around 3:00 AM and the body wasn't there.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Los Angeles County Coroner
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 1-323-343-0754 OR 1-323-222-0343
Agency E-Mail: dmachian(at)
Agency Case Number: 8905285

Agency Name: Los Angeles County Police
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 1-213-486-6817 OR 1-213-486-6810
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 89-0226962

NCIC Case Number: U374457983
NamUs Case Number: 3979
NCMEC Case Number: 1184145

Information Source(s)

Los Angeles Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner

Admin Notes

Added: 2/27/06; Last Updated: 8/28/17

Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information may be estimated.

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