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Case File: 493UFNM

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Victim's jewelry and personal effects

Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: August 27, 1990
  • Location of Discovery: Chaves, New Mexico
  • Estimated Date of Death: Several days up to approximately one week prior
  • State of Remains: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 18-22 years old
  • Race: Hispanic
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'1" to 5'4"
  • Weight: 100-110 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Dark
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Pierced ears. Slim build. May have had a child. She may have been involved in some form of traumatic accident and suffered from whiplash approximately one year before death.
  • Dentals: Unknown
  • Fingerprints: Unknown
  • DNA: Unknown
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Maroon corduroy pants (children’s size 14 slim), a pink T-shirt, a red-zippered sweat jacket, and pink Ms Pro running shoes (size 6).
  • Jewelry: A yellow ring with a green six-prong flower worn on her right hand. A gold-colored chain necklace with the Christ wreath of thorns medallion. Gold, circular-hoop earrings.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's remains were discovered under the Bob Crosby Bridge on U.S. 70 East in Chaves.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: New Mexico Office of Medical Investigations
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 505-272-3053
  • Agency Name: Chaves County Sheriff’s Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 575-624-6500

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 3990-890-5C; NCMEC: 1184511
  • NCIC Case Number: U443758778
  • NamUs Case Number: Not listed
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

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    Added: 2/15/15; Last Updated: 2/15/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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