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Case File: 72UFTX

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Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: January 1, 1984
  • Location of Discovery: Vidor, Orange County, Texas
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1983
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial remains with soft tissues
  • Cause of Death: Possible decapitation
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 12-20 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 4'6" to 5'0"
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Brown, 2" in length.
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
  • Dentals: Available. Several fillings. Evidence suggests that she previously wore braces although none were present. Mandible not recovered.
  • Fingerprints: Not available.
  • DNA: Available in CODIS.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Blue-green and white Present Company or Penney Company pullover terry cloth short-sleeved shirt with an elastic waistband (Junior size 9-12) was found near the remains.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: A green comb.
  • Case History

    On New Year's Day, the victim's partial remains were found in a pasture near 1005 Ridgewood Street near FM 1135, south of Interstate 10 at the Highway 1132 overpass.

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

  • Agency Name: Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
  • Agency Contact Person: MEO ID Unit
  • Agency Phone Number: 713-796-6827
  • E-Mail
  • Agency Name: Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Agency Contact Person: Missing Persons Clearinghouse
  • Agency Phone Number: 512-424-5074 or 1-800-346-3243
  • Agency Name: Orange County Sheriff's Department
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 409-883-2612

  • Agency Case Number: ME: PA84-0009; LE: 84-0003; TXDPS: U8804002
  • NCIC Case Number: U159371356
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4574
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
  • Texas Department of Public Safety
  • The Orange Leader News Archive

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