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Victim's ring and blouse or dress
Date of Discovery: September 7, 1969
Location of Discovery: Castaic, Los Angeles County, California
Estimated Date of Death: Months prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial remains with soft tissues
Cause of Death: Possibly shot
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 19-26 years old
Hair Color: Light brown, long.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Dentals: Available. Mandible not recovered.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available - insufficient for profiling.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: She was wearing the pictured mini dress or blouse which was white or light beige in color with a dark brown check and floral pattern. The fabric was an eyelet-type weave and it was lined in beige.
Jewelry: The size 9-1/4 white metal ring pictured was found near her grave. The ring was manufactured by James Avery Jewelers, which has stores in TX, OK, GA, LA, and CO. The ring was most likely purchased in Texas, near Kerrville, Austin, or Dallas area. The inside of the ring contained a stamped insignia with three candles.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The victim was recovered from a shallow grave off Interstate 5 approximately 19 miles south of Gorman.
The remains had been disturbed by animals. The skull was not located.
It does not appear that the victim was from the Santa Clarita Valley. She may have been a hitchhiker who was drawn to the Hollywood scene.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Cold Case Unit
Agency Phone Number: 323-890-5500
Agency Name: Los Angeles County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Daniel Machian
Agency Phone Number: 323-343-0754
Agency Case Number: 69-9955
NCIC Case Number: U410016070
NamUs Case Number: UP #2996
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Texas Department of Public Safety