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Case File: 845UFMS

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Victim's headstone

Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: September 17, 1989
  • Location of Discovery: Lincoln County, Mississippi
  • Estimated Date of Death: Days prior
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Homicide by strangulation
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 16-35 years old
  • Race: White, mixed with either Asian or Native American.
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'2"
  • Weight: 135-145 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown (other sources list blue)
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Freckles. Mole on neck. Pierced ear - unknown which. Scar on forehead about 1.0 cm in length.
  • Dentals: Available; jaw restricted paronex shoevel shaped incisor ortho.
  • Fingerprints: Available. RT: PM 14 18 14 17; LT: PI 63 13 16 11.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: White athletic socks, rolled down, with three blue stripes.
  • Jewelry: Unknown
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim's nude body was found in the bushes at the rest area on Interstate 55 South in Lincoln County near mile marker 26, which is one mile north of the Dixie Springs exit.

    Those charged with her murder state that she was a prostitute and was picked up in New Orleans, Louisiana. They intended to rob her, but killed her and dumped her body in the area where she was found. They did not know her name.

    She was buried on December 14, 1989 in the Rose Hill Cemetery in Brookhaven.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Mississippi Chief Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: Mark LeVaughn
  • Agency Phone Number: 601-987-1440
  • Agency Name: Lincoln County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 601-833-6680

  • Agency Case Number: B0096789C
  • NCIC Case Number: U382447056
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #4769
  • Former Hot Case Number: 1600
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Mississippi Missing & Unidentified Persons

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    Added: 2/21/12; Last Updated: 3/14/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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