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587UFCA - Unidentified Female

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Sketches of the decedent, clothing and shoe.

Date of Discovery: April 11, 1976
Location of Discovery: San Fernando, Los Angeles County, California
Estimated Date of Death: Days prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Unknown

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 16-26 years old (most likely around 20)
Race: White
Sex: Female
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 100 to 130 lbs. with a slim build.
Hair Color: Brown with traces of blonde near the scalp. Mid-back length.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Plucked eyebrows. A one-inch vertical scar three inches below her right knee cap. No tattoos.


Dentals: Available. Full silver cap on left upper first molar. Lower right front molar missing for some time.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Tan with multi-colored print Styled in California midriff blouse with rust-colored tree figures and long sleeves with elastic cuffs (size medium), purple bell-bottom trousers with 2-inch wide cuffs and two metal snaps and azipper in front ( Male brand, made in USA), light green panties with "Thursday" embroidered in darker green stitching, black clog shoes with heavy leather straps and 4-inch high solid heels with 3/4 inch crepe soles. Found near the remains was a brown cotton suede Londontown by Checkpoint jacket with a white wool collar and cuffs (labeled "RN504858 Made in Taiwan"). No bra found.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

The decedent was located in a remote canyon area 90 feet west of a paved portion of Lopez Canyon road.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Los Angeles County Coroner
Agency Contact Person: Daniel Machian
Agency Phone Number: 1-323-343-0754 or 323-343-0512
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 764631

Agency Name: LASD Homicide/Cold Case Unit
Agency Contact Person: Diane Harris
Agency Phone Number: 323-890-5500
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 1976-01038-1254-011 / Jane Doe # 25

NCIC Case Number: U809763297
NamUs Case Number: 4452
NCMEC Case Number: 1106255

Information Source(s)

LASD Homicide/Cold Case Unit

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2013; 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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