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Victim's earrings and label on right rear pocket of jeans
Date of Discovery: September 5, 1973
Location of Discovery: La Habra Heights, Los Angeles County, California
Estimated Date of Death: 30 to 90 days prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
Cause of Death: Gunshot wound to the head
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 14-20 years old
Height: 5'2" to 5'5"
Weight: 100-105 lbs.
Hair Color: Light brown, shoulder length.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Pierced ears. Her fingernails were painted orange.
Dentals: Available. She had two molars extracted up to six months prior to her death.
Fingerprints: Not available.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Green turtle neck, long sleeve sweater (size large), blue/pink/yellow halter top, light blue corduroy pants with initials "S J" on the right rear pocket (size medium), and blue tennis shoes with white bottoms (size 6M).
Jewelry: Gold metal earrings with a peace symbol and a blue stone.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
A horseback rider discovered the victim lying in an open grave 12" deep, 69" long and 27" wide in a hilly area near a fire road east of Skyline Drive.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: LASD Homicide/Cold Case Unit
Agency Contact Person: Detective Diane Harris
Agency Phone Number: 323-890-5500
Agency Case Number: ME: 73-14553; Jane Doe #58
NCIC Case Number: U150017179
NamUs Case Number: UP #4463
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
LASD Homicide/Cold Case Unit
Whittier Daily News Archive (6/19/10)