| ||The Doe Network
Date of Discovery: August 29, 1978
Location of Discovery: Elbe, Pierce County, Washington
Estimated Date of Death: 1976 to 1978
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
Cause of Death: Unknown
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 15-20 years old
Hair Color: Blonde or brown, 13-17" in length.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Dentals: Available. Mandible not recovered.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Blue sweater with pink shoulders and a zipper in front, Pat, On The Back multi-colored striped T-shirt with button front. Colored stripes consist of red, yellow, white, green, two shades of blue, black, and lavender. Blue denim pants, green Sportscaster windbreaker jacket with inside pockets (size Medium), panties (size 7), and blue Trax tennis shoes with white chevron (Size 6).
Additional Personal Items: Marlboro cigarette pack.
Two fishermen found a skull southwest of Eatonville on the north side of Mashell River where it crosses Mt. Highway. Investigators found additional remains and clothing.
Missing persons cases were compared with the unidentified case without success.
It isn't clear what happened to the remains. There is no indication in the Sheriff's Office records and the Coroner's records on the case are missing. The remains and clothing were destroyed on May 10, 1985.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Pierce County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 253-798-7516
Agency Name: Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Amber Midkiff
Agency Phone Number: 253-798-6494
Agency Case Number: 96U0000012; OCA 8241100; ME: 23-306
NCIC Case Number: U350023493
NamUs Case Number: UP #5706
Former Hot Case Number: 1090
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Seattle PI News Archve
The News Tribune Archive (12/2/96)