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Case File: 524UFNM

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Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: May 2, 1996
  • Location of Discovery: Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico
  • Estimated Date of Death: 210 weeks prior
  • State of Remains: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by blunt force trauma
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 14-19 years old
  • Race: White with possible Native/Hispanic mix
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'2" to 5'4"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Light brown with a bit of red.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available. Tooth #7 missing and space closed.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Light blue Levi 550 jeans (size 30x32) hemmed up a few inches above the ankle, with a tear in the lower left pant leg, ribbed In Charge v-neck sweater (size Small), Sheer Energy support pantyhose, and a black, lace bra (approx size 32A).
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    A jogger found the victim's body in vacant field near 98th and Tower Road, in an undeveloped area that is west of I-25 and approximately 1 mile south of I-40.

    Her body had been wrapped in six dark green or black plastic garbage bags. The top of the outer bag is tied with a green electrical wire with copper-colored core. The bottom of the bag is tied about the legs with a white 1/4" diameter rope. Multiple fractures of the left skull and left lower leg were present.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Albuquerque Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: Cold Case Unit
  • Agency Phone Number: 505-924-6000
  • Agency Name: University of New Mexico Office of Medical Investigations
  • Agency Contact Person: Peter Loomis
  • Agency Phone Number: 505-272-3053

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 1996-02620/1996-2620-596-2; LE: 96-073223
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #914
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Albuquerque Police Department

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    Added: 6/19/08; Last Updated: 2/8/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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