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Forensic rendering of the victim

Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: March 9, 1981
  • Location of Discovery: Moore Haven, Glades County, Florida
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1 day prior
  • State of Remains: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: Blunt force trauma to left side of the head.
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 25-45 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'4" to 5'6"
  • Weight: 125 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Auburn or reddish brown, 7 7/8" in length.
  • Eye Color: Hazel or light brown.
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Non-professional tattoo of the letter "N" on top of the right thumb. Copper-colored nail polish on toenails, none on fingernails. She was a nail biter.
  • Dentals: Not available.
  • Fingerprints: Available with GCSO.
  • DNA: mtDNA available with UNT (ref #12-1702.1A).
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Red tank top, white bra, J.C. Penny blue jeans (size 32x31), dark blue knee high stockings, and dark brown and tanQuoddy fleece-lined ankle boots (size 6).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was located face down in a small canal off of County Road 720 in the rural area of Moore Haven, Florida, at 720 Shawnee Farms 3/4 miles from the Hendry County Line. She may have been at "Uncle Joes Fish Camp" or the "Trucadero Bar" in Clewiston around the time of her death.

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

  • Agency Name: Glades County Sheriff's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Detective Sergeant Don Salo
  • Agency Phone Number: 863-946-1600 Ext 2112
  • Agency Name: District 21 Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 239-277-5020

  • Agency Case Number: LE: GCSO08OFF000300; ME: 1981-145
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #7915
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Glades County Sheriff's Office

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