The Doe Network: International Center for Unidentified & Missing Persons
Case File: 65UFLA

 The Doe Network

Recon 2 Recon Recon-profile
Artistic renderings of the victim

Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: November 5, 1980
  • Location of Discovery: Rapides Parish, Louisiana
  • Estimated Date of Death: 2 months to 1 or more years prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
  • Cause of Death: Unknown
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 15-19 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'0" to 5'5"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Brown, shoulder-length.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unfused metopic suture (fibrous joint, cranial suture between adjacent developing bones of the skull - this suture begins at nose and runs superiorly to meet sagittal suture and fuses in early childhood before all other cranial sutures).
  • Dentals: Available. Third molars are impacted. Amalgam fillings noted on teeth #3(O), 14(O), 19(OB) and 30(OB).
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available in CODIS.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: A pair of gray cotton or wool socks were found near the remains.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    A hunter found the victim's partial skeletal remains, along with skeletal remains of a dog, in a wooded area off Nichols Cemetery Road, about a quarter of a mile off Highway 28 West near Gardner.

    The dog had been shot. Investigators found who had shot the dog but did not know if the dog belonged to the victim. They were not able to establish the victim's cause of death, but do believe she was dumped at the location.

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

  • Agency Name: LSU FACES Lab
  • Agency Contact Person: Dr. Ginesse Listi
  • Agency Phone Number: 225-578-3906
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Name: Rapides Parish Sheriff's Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 318-473-6700

  • Agency Case Number: LSU 80-05
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #1879
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • LSU FACES Lab

  • Return to the Unidentified Victims' Index

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

    Added: 7/23/10; Last Updated: 4/28/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

    To submit an update to this case file, click here.


    All photos and information contained within this Web site are the properties of the listed information sources within the case files.