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793UFKY - Unidentified Female

Original recon Tattoo
Reconstructions of the victim (left by Catyana Falsetti); victim's tattoo.

Date of Discovery: May 6, 1988
Location of Discovery: Owenton, Owen County, Kentucky
Estimated Date of Death: 6-10 days prior
State of Remains: Decomposed
Cause of Death: Homicide by strangulation

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 25-40 years old
Race: White
Sex: Female
Height: 5'5 to 5'7
Weight: 120 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark brown/black hair with some gray
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Healed fractures of face and rib (L2); A crude homemade tattoo "STEVE" on upper right arm.


Dentals: Available, victim had no teeth.
Fingerprints: Available.
DNA: Available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: The body was clothed only in men's black or dark brown socks with green toes. Near the body, investigators found a brown nylon blouse, white men's Winner's Choice tennis shoes size 5 1/2, faded jeans and a blue bra.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

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, not far from the roadway.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Owen County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 502-484-5214
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: ME-88-305

Agency Name: Kentucky Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Amy Burrows-Beckham, M.D.
Agency Phone Number: 502-489-5209
Agency E-Mail: Amy.Burrows(at)
Agency Case Number: ME-88-305

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 101

Information Source(s)


Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2012; Last Updated: 11/16/17

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