Doe Network

918UFWA - Unidentified Female

Reconstructions of the victim

Date of Discovery: February 16, 1988
Location of Discovery: Union Gap, Yakima County, Washington
Estimated Date of Death: 4-10 months prior
State of Remains: Skeletal
Cause of Death: Homicide

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 26-40 years old
Race: Native American
Gender: Female
Height: 4'11" - 5'1"
Weight: Unknown
Hair Color: Black or dark brown. Bleached a lighter brown in front.
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Lavender pants and a long sleeved shirt with Mexican label. Brown, "bowling-type" shoes, one with a white sole an one with a black sole.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

The victim was found on tribal land along the Yakima River, near Parker Dam in Yakima County, Washington on February 16, 1988.

There may be as many as 32 unsolved cases that occurred on the reservation in the 1980's and early 1990's involving missing persons and deaths that cold case detectives have re-opened.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Yakima County Sheriff's Office / Coroner
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 509-574-2500 OR509-574-1610
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 88-1113

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 16335
Former Hot Case Number: 1855

Information Source(s)

Yakima Herald News Archive (January 4, 2009)

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2012; Last Updated: 5/24/17

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

** Listed information may be estimated.

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