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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. Her lower left first molar appears to have been extracted approximately 4 months before death and the lower right second molar appears to have been extracted approximately 6 months before death. There is no evidence of any fillings ever having been placed or any dental work ever having been done except for the two extractions.
Fingerprints: Not available.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Green long sleeved turtle neck sweater (size large), blue/pink/yellow halter top, light blue Junior Bazaar, Sears and Roebuck Company 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.
LA Daily Mirror
LASD Homicide/Cold Case Unit
Whittier Daily News Archive (6/19/10)