Doe Network

581UFCA - Unidentified Female or Male

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Decedent's clothing and watch.

Date of Discovery: July 11, 1971
Location of Discovery: Montrose, Los Angeles County, California
Estimated Date of Death: 7 months to a year prior
State of Remains: Skeletal
Cause of Death: Unknown

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 15-25 years old
Race: Unknown
Sex: Female
Height: 5'3" to 5'8"
Weight: Unknown, but believed to have been slim based on clothing sizes.
Hair Color: Brown with red and black. Described as "kinky."
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Long tapered fingers; long feet; manicured fingernails.


Dentals: Available. Full set of teeth; slight gap in top front teeth. She had Torus palatinus (bony growth on palate).
Fingerprints: Not available
DNA: Not available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Orange/yellow skirt, 27" at waist, 34" at hip, 22" in length; full 34" white slip, lace trim; white turtle neck knit sweater, 14 1/2" shoulder to shoulder; white 34 A bra, Loveable brand; white socks, possibly thermal or athletic.
Jewelry: 1957 Bulova ladies watch. Yellow metal case with yellow metal expansion band with broken link. Serial number T 556641.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

The decedent was located approximately fifty feet down an embankment from the north side Angeles Crest Highway 1/4 mile West of Red Box Canyon Ranger Station, in Montrose, California on July 11, 1971. She may have been buried in a shallow grave.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Los Angeles County Coroner
Agency Contact Person: Daniel Machian
Agency Phone Number: 1-323-343-0754 or 323-343-0512
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 717384

Agency Name: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office - Homicide Cold Case Unit
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 213-486-6810
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Jane Doe #39

NCIC Case Number: U740004821
NamUs Case Number: 3002
NCMEC Case Number: 1137966

Information Source(s)


Admin Notes

Added: 7/6/07; Last Updated: 1/1/18

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