The Doe Network:
Case File 4UFOH

Reconstruction of Victim

Unidentified Black Female

  • The victim was discovered on August 21, 2008 in Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio
  • Estimated Date of Death: 3 days or more prior

Vital Statistics

  • Estimated age: 25-35 years old
  • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'3-5'4"; 92 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Short, brown curly hair, and of normal amount, distribution and texture; brown eyes. 7 inch midline scar on lower abdomen starting at navel and descending. Possible cesarean section. No tattoos.
  • Clothing: No clothing or other identifying articles were discovered with the remains.
  • Dentals: Significant gap between front two incisors.
  • Fingerprints: Available.

Case History
The victim was located outside of a residence in Youngstown, Ohio on August 21, 2008. Found wrapped in a red and black nylon sleeping bag. She was spotted by the trash hauler after he rolled a large garbage can to his truck and dumped its contents onto the vehicle’s lifter around 6:40 a.m. Aug. 21. The can the woman had been in was one of several alongside an apartment building in the 800 block of Michigan Avenue on the North Side.
Police saw no visible signs of violence on the body, but call the death suspicious.
This victim may have frequented the Downtown area or the The North Side of Youngstown.

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Mahoning County Coroners Office

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Last Updated: 3/9/2012 - By: BR / Web Assist