Doe Network

584UFCA - Unidentified Female

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Victim's earrings and label on jeans

Date of Discovery: September 5, 1973
Location of Discovery: La Habra Heights, Los Angeles County, California
Estimated Date of Death: 30-90 days prior
State of Remains: Skeletal
Cause of Death: Homicide by a gunshot to the head

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 14-20 years old
Race: White
Sex: Female
Height: 5'2" to 5'5"
Weight: 100 to 105 lbs.
Hair Color: Light brown, shoulder length.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Pierced ears. Her fingernails were painted orange.

Identifiers

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.
DNA: 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

Circumstances of Discovery

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.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Los Angeles County Coroner
Agency Contact Person: Daniel Machian
Agency Phone Number: 323-343-0512 or 323-343-0754
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 1973-14553

Agency Name: LASD Homicide/Cold Case Unit
Agency Contact Person: Daniel Machian
Agency Phone Number: 323-890-5500
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: Jane Doe #58

NCIC Case Number: U150017179
NamUs Case Number: 4463
NCMEC Case Number: 1137973

Information Source(s)

NamUs
NCMEC
LA Daily Mirror
LASD Homicide/Cold Case Unit
Whittier Daily News Archive (6/19/10)

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 1/1/18


Questions or comments? Please contact appropriate member of the Area Team

** Listed information may be estimated.

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