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Date of Discovery: July 16, 1974
Location of Discovery: Elko County, Nevada
Estimated Date of Death: Months prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - charred/burned
Cause of Death: Homicide by strangulation
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 16-25 years old
Height: 5'7" to 5'9"
Weight: 110-130 lbs.
Hair Color: Red or auburn
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: No adrenals.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Clothing present but burnt. Identifiable were blue jeans, a blue-green colored blouse, and buttons that were commonly used on jackets and overalls in the 1970s.
Additional Personal Items: A red, plastic fuel can was found near the body with fuel in it, but it wasn't the same fule used on the body.
A tourist couple discovered the victim's charred remains in rural Elko County, 11 miles north of Thousand Springs and 200 feet off Highway 93, near the Winecup Gamble Ranch.
Her killer had strangled her and then poured fuel on her and set her afire.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Elko County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 775-738-8936
Agency Case Number: 197400504
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #8359
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
Elko Daily News Archive (November 24, 2009)