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Case File: 793UFKY

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Reconstruction of Victim; Right: Victim's tattoo

Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: May 6, 1988
  • Location of Discovery: Owen County, Kentucky
  • Estimated Date of Death: 3-10 days prior
  • State of Remains: Decomposed Remains
  • Cause of Death: Strangled
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 25-35 years old
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'5 to 5'7
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Dark brown/black hair with some gray
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Healed fractures of face and rib (L2); A crude home made tattoo "STEVE" on upper right arm.
  • Dentals: Not available. Edentulous - no teeth.
  • Fingerprints: Partial prints (Kentucky State Police, case #05-88-277)
  • DNA: Available (University North Texas)
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Dark socks only.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The remains of this victim were located on Highway 330, 18 miles South of Owenton in Owen County, Kentucky on May 6, 1988. The remains were in an open field, she was strangled and nude except for a pair of dark colored socks.

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

  • Agency Name: Kentucky Medical Examiner's office
  • Agency Contact Person: Amy Burrows, M.D.
  • Agency Phone Number: 502-852-5587
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: ME-88-305
  • NCIC Case Number: U341690847
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #101
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs

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