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Case File: 584UFCA

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victim's earrings and label on right rear pocket of jeans

Unidentified Female

  • 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
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 14-20 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'2"
  • 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.
  • DNA: 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
  • Case History

    The victim was located lying in an open grave 12" deep, 69" long and 27" wide in a hilly area near a fire road east of Skyline Drive.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    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
  • NCIC Case Number: U150017179
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4463
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • LASD Homicide/Cold Case Unit

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    Last Updated: 11/10/13 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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