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Case File: 71UFTX

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Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: October 30, 1988
  • Location of Discovery: Dallas, Dallas County, Texas
  • Estimated Date of Death: Two weeks prior
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - decomposed
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by manual strangulation
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 23-30 years old; estimated birth year is 1960-1965
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'7" to 5'8"
  • Weight: 105-115 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Reddish auburn to brown, short and sparse on top.
  • Eye Color: Possibly brown, but unknown.
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Right ear pierced, left ear possibly pierced.
  • Dentals: Available. Many amalgam fillings.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: White Fruit Of The Loom tank top undershirt, Guess? jeans, pink/orange/black G-string panties, white socks, and one black ankle boot with silver pegs on it.
  • Jewelry: A copper/yellow metal ring with an oval area with uniquely designed scroll work worn on her right pinkie finger (no photo available).
  • Additional Personal Items: Key ring containing four keys - a door key; a car key - possibly to a Chevrolet; a gas cap key; and an unspecified style of key.
  • Case History

    A child discovered the victim's body face down in Pleasant Grove creek near the 6300 block of Fairway Avenue in Dallas.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Texas Department Of Public Safety
  • Agency Contact Person: Missing Persons Clearinghouse
  • Agency Phone Number: 512-424-5074
  • Agency Name: Dallas Police Department
  • Agency Contact Person: Crimes Against Persons
  • Agency Phone Number: 214-671-3661
  • Agency Name: Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Steven Kurtz
  • Agency Phone Number: 214-920-5900

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 3496-88; LE: 703913W; TXDPS: U8812003
  • NCIC Case Number: U334293643
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4060
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • The Dallas Morning News Archive (10/31/88; 11/2/88)

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    Added: Prior to 2011; Last Updated: 9/26/14 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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