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Date of Discovery: March 31, 1978
Location of Discovery: Elsberry, St. Louis County, Missouri
Estimated Date of Death: 2 days to 4 months prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 29-39 years old
Height: 5'7" to 5'10"
Weight: 145-160 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark brown.
Eye Color: Light blue or gray.
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Stocky build. Well-nourished. Tattoo on her left arm of the name "Dee" between her left wrist and elbow.
Dentals: Available. Her teeth were in good condition.
DNA: Not available.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Beige bra.
Jewelry: Cat's eye ring worn on her left hand.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The victim's body was found near the Hatfield Landing on the Mississippi River near Elsberry.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Lincoln County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Kelly Walters
Agency Phone Number: 636-528-5087
Agency Name: Lincoln County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: Detective Sgt. Mike Merkel
Agency Phone Number: 636-528-8546
Agency Name: Missouri State Highway Patrol
Agency Contact Person: Missing Persons Clearinghouse
Agency Phone Number: 573-526-6178
Agency Case Number: A78-93
NCIC Case Number: U642911965
NamUs Case Number: UP #5295
Former Hot Case Number: 1737
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Missouri State Highway Patrol