Doe Network

934UFKY - Unidentified Female

Reconstructions of the victim by NCMEC; enhanced image of suitcase.

Date of Discovery: August 8 or August 20, 1989
Location of Discovery: Barren River Lake, Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky
Estimated Date of Death: 1-6 months prior
State of Remains: Skeletal
Cause of Death: Homicide

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 2-3 years old
Race: Biracial (unspecified)
Gender: Unknown, presumed female
Height: Unknown
Weight: Unknown
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown.


Dentals: Available. Primary teeth present.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available - Insufficient DNA for profiling

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: None.
Jewelry: None.
Additional Personal Items: Blue suitcase.

Circumstances of Discovery

An employee of the Army Corps of Engineers found the skeletal remains of a child in a suitcase on the shore of Barren River Lake, 5 miles south of Glasgow, Kentucky on US 31-E. Kentucky State Police received three calls from someone claiming to be an attorney who asked that immunity be granted to a woman who had information about the child. After those calls, no more were received.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Kentucky State Police - Post 3
Agency Contact Person: Lt. Ezra Stout or Sgt. Jaman Childers
Agency Phone Number: 270-782-2010
Agency E-Mail: [email protected] or [email protected]
Agency Case Number: Unknown

Agency Name: Barren County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Amy Burrows-Beckham
Agency Phone Number: 270-651-5122 or 502-852-5587
Agency E-Mail: [email protected]
Agency Case Number: 89F-37

NCIC Case Number: U382059658
NamUs Case Number: 100
NCMEC Case Number:1184273
Former Hot Case Number: 705

Information Source(s)

Kentucky State Police Cold Cases

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2013; Last Updated: 8/28/17

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

** Listed information may be estimated.

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