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796UFAZ - Unidentified Female

Reconstructions of the victim by the Parabon Nanolabs and Stephen Missal.

Date of Discovery: August 15, 1983
Location of Discovery: Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
Estimated Date of Death: 1983
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Homicide by suffocation

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 19-30 years old
Race: Native American and/or Hispanic
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5", Measured
Weight: 140 lbs, Estimated
Hair Color: Brown, dark; short and wavy.
Eye Color: Brown or black.
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Likely had little or no freckles, according to DNA phenotyping.


Dentals: Available. Had braces in the past, still had retainer in place.
Fingerprints: Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Unknown
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

This woman was found deceased in a ditch at 4300 East Williams Field Rd, in the desert south of Ahwatukee.

Her race was initially unknown until DNA phenotyping performed by the Parabon Nanolabs confirmed she was of mostly Native and Central American descent.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Maricopa Cnty Med Examiners Ofc
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 602-506-3322
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 83-1480

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 984
Former Hot Case Number: 779

Information Source(s)

Maricopa County Unidentified
East Valley Tribune

Admin Notes

Added: 8/4/2007; Last Updated: 11/15/17

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

** Listed information may be estimated.

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