Doe Network

96UFTX - Unidentified Female

Reconstruction
Reconstructions of the victim by NCMEC, Carl Koppelman and Lois Gibson. To view a postmortem photograph of the victim, please click here.

Date of Discovery: December 29, 1989
Location of Discovery: Houston, Harris County, Texas
Estimated Date of Death: Recent
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Homicide by a gunshot to the head

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 19-35 years old
Race: Hispanic
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3" to 5'5"
Weight: 155 to 165 lbs.
Hair Color: Black, 20 inches long, thick and curly.
Eye Color: Brown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Small half moon scar below the right knee; small fine scar on right forearm.

Identifiers

Dentals: Available
Fingerprints: Available
DNA: Sample submitted - tests not complete

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Black corduroy pants; a white pullover shirt; black socks; white panties; a white bra and black lace-up shoes. No sizes given on items listed.
Jewelry: Unknown
Additional Personal Items: A handwritten schedule was located near her body.

Circumstances of Discovery

The victim was located on a walkway to Charter Bank at 5433 Westheimer Road in Houston, Texas at approximately 7:15 AM. She had been shot in the head at close range.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 713-796-6774
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: ML89-8294

Agency Name: Houston Police Department
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 1-713-308-3616
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: 12165089

Agency Name: Texas Department Of Public Safety
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 800-346-3243
Agency E-Mail: N/A
Agency Case Number: U9207014

NCIC Case Number: U430004278
NamUs Case Number: 2171
NCMEC Casse Number:1184610

Information Source(s)

NamUs
TXDPS
NCMEC
Houston Chronicle
Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences

Admin Notes

Added: Prior to 2011; 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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