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63UFCA - Unidentified Female


Date of Discovery: April 26, 1991
Location of Discovery: Vacaville, Solano County, California
Estimated Date of Death: 2-4 weeks prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Homicide

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 25-35 years old
Race: White with Native American admixture
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" to 5'6"
Weight: Unknown
Hair Color: Brown/blonde tones, wavy and twelve inches in length.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: She had a prominent nose and pointed chin. There were skull fractures but those happened several months before the death. Unshaven legs. Possibly had given birth.


Dentals: Available. 5 missing teeth; two antemortem(#1 and #6), three missing postmortem, tooth #8 chipped, multiple fillings.
Fingerprints: Unknown (sources differ).
DNA: Available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: She was wearing a Warren Z long-sleeved, dark-colored tunic-style dress and a long-sleeved, light-colored wool sweater with brown buttons over the dress and a matching wool cap. She was also wearing a blue tank top and a camisole underneath the dress.
Jewelry: The victim wore a Timex watch with a silver face and a black wristband, as well as a silver-colored adjustable ring with a green-colored stone in the center. The ring was worn on her left pinkie finger.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

In April of 1991 this female was found in a supine position in a field during the construction of the Factory Outlet stores in Vacaville, California. Her cause of death remains "undetermined" but her case has always been handled as a homicide, as she may have been asphyxiated or strangled.

The victim's dress was pushed up to her waist and no undergarments were found, indicating a possibility of sexual assault.

Police exhumed the body in December 1998 and enlisted Sunnyvale police Detective Kevin Richlin, an expert in rebuilding facial features from the skulls of the dead, to create a model police hope someone would recognize.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Solano County Sheriff Coroner
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 707-784-7500
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 491-568-CCI-123

Agency Name: Vacaville Police Department
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 707-449-5236
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 91-3456

NCIC Case Number: U639842296
NamUs Case Number: 14789

Information Source(s)

Vacaville Police Department
The Reporter

Admin Notes

Added: 12/5/05; Last Updated: 10/22/17

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

** Listed information may be estimated.

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