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Case File: 653UFAL

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Computer-enhanced facial reconstructions; Medallion adhered to victim's skull.

Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: July 22, 2007
  • Location of Discovery: Titus, Elmore County, Alabama
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1950 to 2007
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 30-40 years old
  • Race: Possibly Black. Has a mixture of race characteristics, therefore, cannot rule out White, Hispanic or Native American.
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'0" to 5'7"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Dark brown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Healed trauma to the nose, sternum, and left ribs (#3,5 & 6). Separation of sternal body between the 4th and 5th costal notches, no callus noted. Improperly healed trauma over an unknown period of time noted. Thin to medium build.
  • Dentals: Available. Porcelain crown noted on tooth #23. Amalgam fillings noted on teeth #3(OL), 5(O), 14(OL), 19(OM) and 18(O). Teeth #1,16 & 32 not seen, may be antemortem loss or congenital absence.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available at the State Lab.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: None.
  • Jewelry: None.
  • Additional Personal Items: None.
  • Case History

    The victim's partial skeletal remains were found wrapped in a 6-by-8-foot green tarp secured by 72 feet of rope and buried on private property 40 feet from the Coosa River at 308 Galdis Road. The landowner, who has rarely visited the property since 1991, found the remains while gardening. There was evidence that lime had been placed around the burial site to mask the smell.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences
  • Agency Contact Person: Scott Belton
  • Agency Phone Number: 334-242-3093 ext 236
  • Agency Name: Elmore County Coroner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 334-567-5546

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 07MM00618; LSU 07-36
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #5011
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1686 (and duplicate of 663UFAL)

    Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • LSU FACES Lab
  • The Wetumpka Herald News Archive

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    Added: 5/11/09; Last Updated: 9/12/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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