Case File: 842UFIL
Physical Description** Listed information is approximate
Clothing & Personal Items
An employee of the Waste Management Trash Recycling Plant, located at 1635 W. Medill Avenue, discovered a human leg protruding from a black plastic trash bag. An extensive search of more than 300 tons of garbage revealed no additional remains.
Upon subsequent examination it was revealed that the bag contained a right thigh and a right lower leg with the foot attached. The leg had been amputated from the hip and the tissue surrounding the knee was severed and the knee bone dislocated from the leg bone. The amputation wounds appeared very neat with no signs of sawing or secondary incisions. There were ligature marks present on both sections of leg and a brownish colored polypropylene twine apparently used as tourniquets is still present.
Anthropologic examination performed by Dr. Clyde Snow, assumes the leg and thigh were that of a female black between the ages of 18 and 45. Although his examination could not totally discount that the leg originated from a woman of Hispanic origin. His findings suggest that dismemberment was carried out very skillfully with a fine bladed instrument by a person with some basic anatomical knowledge.
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