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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" 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.
  • 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
  • Case History

    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)
    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.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • LA Daily Mirror
  • LASD Homicide/Cold Case Unit
  • Whittier Daily News Archive (6/19/10)

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    Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 2/14/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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