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NV ARROYO GRANDE JANE DOE: WF, 14-25, found near Henderson, NV - Oct 1980 - "S" tattoo *GRAPHIC*

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    I worked on Arroyo's narrative last month, found a few older articles, I'm posting pieces of those articles. One from 2003 says she was raped which is not in the newer articles. I've put part of that article directly below. Also included most of the ruled out. As always, links in bolded words

    Her album on Never Forget Me NV Arroyo Grande Jane Doe Aged 14-25 Oct. 5, 1980

    It's going to take me a few posts to get it posted.

    Technology may help solve 23-year-old case - By Jen Lawson - Wednesday, June 4, 2003 | 11:15 a.m.

    NV Arroyo Grande Jane Doe 5'2"- Age 14-25 Height: 5'2" Weight: 103-110 lbs. Hair: Light brownish-blonde, 11" in length Eye Color: Blue or green or hazel Found murdered in Henderson NV Oct. 5, 1980 Estimated Date of Death: 24 hours prior
    Distinguishing Marks/Features: Pierced ears. Non-smoker. A crudely made tattoo of the letter "S" in blue in on the inner portion of right her forearm, approximately 1/2" X 1/4". Wearing silver-colored fingernail polish. Had a vaccination scar on her left bicep.

    Dentals: Available. Wisdom teeth impacted. She had fillings. Dental Features: 7 & 8 are present, diastema - gap between two teeth on the upper right side of her mouth. Tooth 27 present - root tip.
    Fingerprints: Available. Full prints are available in file. Prints sent to CA DOJ, FBI, and LVMPD - no matching record.
    DNA: Available at UNT.
    Doe Network Case File: 258UFNV
    NamUs UP #46
    Who Was Arroyo Grande Jane Doe? FB Page
    Find A Grave - Arroyo Jane S Doe

    Date Found - Oct 5, 1980
    Location Found - Henderson, NV
    Estimated Age -14
    Sex - Female
    Race - White
    Hair Color - Brown
    Eye Color - Blue
    Estimated Height - 5'2"
    Estimated Weight - 103 lbs

    On October 5, 1980, the body of an unidentified white female was found just south of Route 146, west of Arroyo Grande in Henderson, Nevada. It is believed she had been deceased for less than 24 hours prior to the discovery of her body. She had light brownish-blonde shoulder-length hair and pierced ears. She had a small tattoo on her right forearm. The tattoo was blue, approximately ½” x ¼”, and appeared to be homemade. She was wearing silver colored fingernail polish and had a vaccination scar on her left bicep. She had a gap between two teeth on the upper right side of her mouth. The reconstruction featured above is an artist’s rendering of what the Jane Doe may have looked like. Anyone with information should contact the Clark County Coroner’s Office, reference case number 80-01221 or the Henderson Police Department, reference case number 80-3937.

    NamUs UP # 46 - Full Case Report - Case Information - Status Unidentified
    Case number 80-01221
    Date found October 05, 1980 00:00
    Date created June 30, 2007 00:00
    Date last modified August 25, 2016 13:18

    Investigating agency - Local Contact (ME/C or Other)
    Agency Clark County Coroner Office
    Phone 702-455-3210
    Case Manager - Ashley Grygor
    Phone (702) 455-3210

    Estimated age Adult - Pre 20
    Minimum age 14 years
    Maximum age 25 years
    Race White
    Sex Female
    Weight (pounds) 103, Measured
    Height (inches) 62, Measured
    Body conditions - Recognizable face
    Estimated postmortem interval 24 Hours

    Circumstances - Location Found
    Address 1 State Route 146 near Arroyo Grande
    Address 2 SR 146 and Arroyo Grande
    Henderson, Nevada 89014 Clark County
    The nude body of this unidentified white female was found just south of Route 146 and west of Arroyo Grande, in Henderson, Nevada at approximately 2100 hours on October 5, 1980. Lacerations of the scalp and puncture wounds of the back were identified.
    Hair color Brown
    Head hair Light brownish-blonde, 11"
    Body hair Light brownish-blonde pubic hair
    Left eye color Blue
    Right eye color Blue
    Eye description Hazel or Blue

    Distinctive features as described below
    Tattoos - Tattoo of a letter S on her right forearm.
    Fingerprints Status: Fingerprint information is available and entered
    Status: Dental information / charting is available and entered
    Can you identify this woman in a cold murder case? By Christine Kim Tuesday, January 19th 2016

    One of Clark County's oldest murder mysteries remains a priority for the Henderson Cold Case Unit. A young woman, found dead, lying naked on a Henderson road.

    Jane "Arroyo Grande" Doe was one of the reasons Clark County started its cold case project, but 36 years after her murder, she still doesn't have her real name.

    A reconstruction of what she looked like when she was alive are on websites and posters that are being passed out at various missing persons events, and a billboard was created to reach more eyes.

    The case now in the hands of Henderson Lieutenant Garrett Poinier and his colleagues.

    This is a cold case detectives have tried to crack for decades, since October 5, 1980.

    "Multiple people in that age frame went missing during that time. {Henderson} only has one case, but in the valley, there are several other cases that are possibly tied to this case. So if you can ID the victim it helps you decide if you can tie them to other victims," said Poinier.

    John Williams was the Henderson police officer who discovered the young woman's body along what was once a dirt road near the Arroyo Grande Wash. News 3 went to her grave with Williams in May 2015. On the anniversary of her death and on holidays, he and his wife pay her a visit. They even paid for her gravestone.

    "She had been struck numerous times in the face-- apparently with fists. And then in the back of the head with what appeared to be a roofing or framing hammer. And then stabbed with a two-pronged instrument in the back," he said.

    In 2016, Clark County is seeing various agencies including the non-profit, "Can You Identify Me?" joining the effort to find who Jane "Arroyo Grande" Doe was by handing out fliers in hopes someone will recognize her.

    For now, all we know is she was a white woman, 14-25 years old with brown hair and blue eyes, standing 5'2" tall. We are also learning an "S" was roughly carved into her right forearm. It could have been a homemade tattoo representing someone's initial, showing branding or ownership.

    Henderson cold-case homicide marks 35th anniversary - Reported by: Vicki Gonzalez
    Posted by: Tony Garcia - Published: 10/05/2015 5:09 pm - Updated: 10/05/2015 6:31 pm

    But Jane “Arroyo Grande” Doe has an extended family. John Williams is the Henderson police officer who discovered her body and has spent the past 35 years trying to solve her murder.

    "Extremely hurt that we haven't been able to identify her, at least," says Williams. "I say my prayers every night to at least get her identified and find out who she is and get some closure on that portion."

    Williams and his wife frequently visited Jane “Arroyo Grande” Doe at Palm Mortuary in Henderson. The couple even purchased her gravestone.

    “My wife and I come over all the time. You know just little flowers and stuff," he says. "I just want to keep her in my thoughts and in my heart."

    Now retired, Williams is still involved in Jane “Arroyo Grande” Doe’s case. This summer he, along with the Clark County coroner’s office and Henderson Police Department, traveled to NCMEC in Virginia to present her case.

    Williams says that a billboard with Jane “Arroyo Grande” Doe’s image and information will be posted in southern Nevada in the near future.

    "Jane Arroyo Grande Doe was found just south of State Route 146, west of Arroyo Grande Boulevard in Henderson on October 5, 1980.

    "She had light brown shoulder-length hair, pierced ears and blue eyes. She had a small tattoo on her right forearm. The tattoo was blue and appeared to be homemade. She was wearing silver colored fingernail polish and had a vaccination scar on her left bicep. She had a gap between two teeth on the upper right side of her mouth. She was between 14 to 25 years old, and approximately 5 feet 2 inches tall and 103 pounds."
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    Resolving cold cases important to Clark County coroner - By Rochel Leah Goldblatt - Posted November 28, 2013 - 11:11pm Updated November 29, 2013 - 6:31am

    It started with a young, pretty girl.

    She was found face down and nude in the middle of Arroyo Grande Boulevard in 1980. Her cause of death was multiple stab wounds in her back and blunt force trauma to her head.

    She should have been easy to recognize. But no one identified her.

    The Clark County coroner’s office took X-rays, finger*prints and dental samples but couldn’t find a match in any existing databases.

    “Back in the day, that’s the way everybody did business,” Coroner Michael Murphy said. “We’re talking about the science of the ’80s and ’90s versus today. We were very limited in the resources we could get.”

    In November 2003, the 14- to 20-year-old girl remained unidentified. The Clark County Coroner’s Office had exhausted all techniques available at the time.

    Except one: the Internet.

    “Some people came up with the idea of putting dead people’s photos on the World Wide Web,” Murphy said. “I said, ‘We’ve done everything else. Why not this?’ ”

    The initial reaction was not positive.

    “I was convinced I had made a big blunder, and I thought I would lose my job,” he said.

    But then reports from family members started coming in, and people started identifying their loved ones.

    “Within 24 hours, we had identified our first decedent,” Murphy said. “The response that we got was amazing. That started to kind of give us a boost. Within 72 hours, we had identified another one. A week later, another, and we were off the ground running.”

    In the 10 years since the November 2003 inception of the online program, the coroner’s office cold case unit has identified 67 people. About 200 open cases remain.

    “It’s not an exact science,” coroner’s office investigations supervisor Rick Jones said. “There’s a lot of hard work behind it.”

    Murphy’s decision to put images of the unidentified people online, along with a coroner’s office in Fulton County, Ga., led to the founding of the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, commonly known as NamUs, Murphy said.

    NamUs compares family reports of missing persons with police reports of unidentified bodies.

    “We got much more sophisticated about what we did,” Murphy said. “We put today’s science to yesterday’s cases.”

    A federal grant in 2009 allowed the coroner’s office to exhume 54 bodies from the county cemetery for identification.

    The exhumations began in 2010 and lasted 18 months while the coroner’s office retrieved DNA samples and other data, such as fingerprints if available, from the bodies.

    ... As for the first unidentified girl entered into the cold case online program, the coroner’s office might finally have a lead.

    The sister of an out-of-state runaway who went missing in 1971 thinks Jane “Arroyo Grande” Doe is her sister.

    “She was the one that really sparked my interest in unidentified folks,” Jones said. “She’s somebody’s child out there, and that’s what we look at. Hopefully some day we can get this little girl identified.”
    Jane 'Arroyo Grande' Doe cold case open 35 years later - By Vicki Gonzalez - Published: 5/13 4:38 pm

    Each “Doe” is assigned a unique middle name. This woman was discovered at Craig Ranch Golf Course. Her name: “Jane ‘Golfers’ Doe.” It’s the only thing that separates her from the more than 200 “cold cases” buried in various cemeteries throughout Clark County.

    But there is one “Doe” with an extended “family.”

    The family is in the persons of John Williams and his wife. He places flowers on a grave, remembering a bond that has lasted 35 years.

    Williams has been watching out for Jane “Arroyo Grande” Doe since the day he found her body while serving as a Henderson police officer.

    "I was on my day off,” Williams remembers. “It was a Sunday, October 5, 1980."

    It was 9:20 p.m. along a once-dirt road near the Arroyo Grande Wash.

    "Nothing was incorporated out there at the time," Williams says. "She was laying there, posed basically, and nude."

    Williams saw the different faces of death.

    "She had been struck numerous times in the face, apparently with fists. And then in the back of the head with what appeared to be a roofing or framing hammer. And then stabbed with a two-pronged instrument in the back."

    The case tugged at his heart.

    "Obviously I felt very sad for her," he says.

    The attachment has lasted into his retirement from the force.

    "She was a young lady, 14 to 18 years old,” Williams says. “It's just like, who could do this?"

    From the moment he discovered her body, Williams has dedicated his life to finding justice for Jane “Arroyo Grande” Doe.

    "We have done everything. We have done everything."

    On the anniversary of her death each year, and on holidays, Williams and his wife place flowers at her grave.

    "In fact we put some on the other day. We come down all the time and put flowers. Just so that she has someone that cares about her."

    The Williams family even bought a gravestone for her final resting place.

    "And why is that important? It's important to me. She's like family to me."

    But to this day, she still does not have a name. Her identification is unknown.

    "I would really, really like to find out who this youngster is."

    He wasn’t the only one. Former Clark County Coroner Michael Murphy also is interested in finding out who she was.

    "Jane Arroyo Grande Doe was one of the reasons we started our Cold Case Project to begin with," Murphy says.

    In 2002, Jane “Arroyo Grande” and dozens of other “Does” were exhumed to gather new clues, hoping advanced technology might help solve some of these mysteries.

    "We continue to identify old, and cold cases, and cases that we thought couldn't be done,” Murphy says. “And we have never identified her."

    The mystery of Jane “Arroyo Grande” Doe has become a symbol.
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    Cold cases go online, with respect for victims - By Abigail Goldman - Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008 | 2 a.m.
    An unsolved case, 27 years cold, sits on Clark County death investigator Rick Jones’ desk. He flips through it every day, and sometimes on the weekend, because he can’t shake two simple facts: Jane “Arroyo Grande” Doe makes him think of his own daughter, just as someone out there must still be thinking of Jane “Arroyo Grande” Doe.

    In July, the Justice Department launched a Web site that allows anyone to search through photos of America’s unidentified dead, carefully cropped images compiled from coroners and medical examiners across the country. The site, called NamUs after the federal National Missing and Unidentified Persons Initiative, is an sign of just how much public opinion has changed. When Murphy launched a local version of the same online identification concept in 2003, he took considerable criticism from colleagues who thought it was too morose, too disrespectful of the dead.

    Then his office identified 29 bodies.

    Now the Justice Department is developing a missing person’s component to the NamUs site. The goal is to create a public database of missing people, then cross-reference it with the unidentified remains on record, in the hope that each match will close two cases at once. The government is trying to get this done by 2009. Murphy, who has been closely involved with the creation of NamUs, said it could take years.

    Arroyo Grande Doe is one of the cases that now lives online, unresolved.

    Death investigators estimate she was 14 to 20 years old when she was discovered about 9 on an October night nearly three decades ago, nude and face down in the desert near what is now the intersection of the Las Vegas Beltway and the street that became her name: Arroyo Grande Boulevard. Her photo, the one they can show online, reveals nothing of her homicide: blunt trauma to the head, stab wounds to the back. Her fingerprints and X-rays are still in the coroner’s case file, but she’s long since been buried in Henderson, under a headstone that says “Jane Doe, Oct. 5, 1980. From your family at the Henderson Police Department.”

    And Jones, sitting in his cramped cubicle in the coroner’s office, still flips through her file, scanning for something he can hold on to.
    Jane “Sahara Sue” Doe, for example, was discovered in 1979 outside what was then the El Rancho casino parking lot, a homicide victim with an unusual feature: Though she was only 17 to 21 years old, she had a complete set of dentures.

    In years of searching national records, investigators have come across only one other missing woman that matched Sahara Sue Doe’s profile — a woman in Reno. It seemed as if that had to be her, so in 2003 they exhumed Sahara Sue, only to find out the DNA didn’t match.

    Considering about 120 unidentified bodies are rolled through the Clark County Coroner’s office every year, with the vast majority identified within a matter of days, Sahara Sue is an exception to the rule. Still, she weighs on Murphy’s staff, just like all the others.

    .... And DNA isn’t everything, either. Sometimes matches just don’t exist, and the death investigators are left to their lonely legwork. Jones has spent hours scouring online missing persons sites, looking for someone who resembles Arroyo Grande Doe. Other Clark County death investigators have formed a cold case unit, a group that reviews the old files in its spare time.

    And for all this work, even when you get an identification, it’s a hollow victory.

    Hollow because the thrill of putting a name to a case, Jones said, is quickly undercut by the task of telling someone his friend or family member is dead.

    Some coroners use the word “closure,” but Murphy’s office doesn’t. Murphy doesn’t think his staff provides closure. So instead they say “resolution” and hope it heals more than hurts.
    But there’s an optimism in the coroner’s office, one that employees have to cling to if they’re going to last, Murphy said. So maybe Jones will find the third sister. Maybe Jane “Arroyo Grande” Doe will be identified. And even if she isn’t, maybe that’s OK for now.

    “I often wonder why she’s the case that kind of started it all, and yet she’s the one that we’ve yet to identify,” Murphy said. “I don’t know if we’ll ever know who she is, but I know a whole bunch of folks have found homes as a result of her case, as a result of a case where we wanted to put a young lady to rest.”
    What’s your name, Baby Jane? - By David Kihara - Friday, Jan. 27, 2006 | 8 a.m.

    For more than two decades, a teenager found naked, stabbed and beaten in Henderson has been known only as Jane "Arroyo Grande" Doe.

    Also known as No. 80-1221, the girl's body was discovered in 1980 near what is now the intersection of Interstate 215 and Arroyo Grande Boulevard in Henderson.

    Authorities exhausted leads to find her identity years ago. That doesn't mean, however, that they have stopped trying.

    "Our goal in this office is to identify every body," Clark County Coroner Mike Murphy said.

    ...Richard Jones, an investigator with the Clark County coroner's office who also works with the cold case unit, has been trying to find the identity of Jane "Arroyo Grande" Doe for more than five years.

    One of the best leads came in 2003 when he was searching through databases of missing persons and came across a photo of Rachel Garden, who had been missing since 1980.

    Although she looked strikingly similar to the unidentified girl, officials discovered after contacting police and checking dental records that it was not a match.

    "Somebody someday will identify her," Jones said.
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    Nevada coroner puts photos of deceased on Internet / Visitors urged to try to help identify Jane and John Does - By Steve Friess, Special to The Chronicle Published 4:00 am, Thursday, January 22, 2004
    2004-01-22 04:00:00 PDT Las Vegas -- Her naked corpse was discovered by accident by a pair of brothers more than 23 years ago along a dirt road on the edge of town. She looked like a teen, perhaps no older than 18, possibly a runaway. Her head was beaten with a hammer, but the coroner believes she actually died from stabbings of an unidentified 3-inch object.

    The murder weapon isn't the only thing that remains unidentified. All these years later, the victim is still known only as Jane "Arroyo Grande" Doe, after the desolate desert path where her body had been dumped.

    Over the decades, that path became a major interstate and the young officer who arrived on the scene became a seasoned veteran. But every effort by Detective John Williams to identify what he calls "my girl," including exhuming her body last year to gather DNA samples, have brought him no closer to closing the most vexing case of his career.

    Now, in a controversial move, the coroner here is taking the search for answers to nagging cases like this to the Internet by posting, in what is believed to be a national first, the photos of dozens of unidentified bodies on the Clark County coroner's Web site.

    Several coroner and medical examiner Web sites around the United States publish information about so-called "cold cases," and some even accompany the blurbs with artists' renderings or clay-model representations that approximate what the deceased looked like when alive. But at www.accessclarkcounty.net, a prominent box beseeches visitors to "help identify human remains." A few clicks -- and a couple of warnings about graphic content -- later, the screen is filled with thumbnail-size pictures that can be enlarged to show actual shots of dead people.

    The warning states that "no decomposed remains will be shown," and some of the photos have been retouched to erase the more gruesome trauma. But many remain difficult to view.

    .... "I just don't know if actual photos are the best way to accomplish this," said Sgt. Mike Harper, operations manager for the Alameda County coroner's office in Oakland. "A good description of the Doe and the circumstances would probably be just as beneficial as having a photo. If the photo is a clean shot of the face, maybe that's OK, but I don't think there's a need to go into the grotesque end of things."

    ... Yet Clark County says its approach is working. Since the launch in November, the site has received more than 350,000 hits and has helped identify as many as a dozen people, said Assistant Coroner Les Elliot.

    ... "It's something we're exploring at this point to see if it's feasible," said Herb Hawley of the San Francisco County medical examiner's office. "I don't believe we'll be putting up actual photos. The most we would do is put up sketches."

    But Todd Matthews of the Doe Network, a national organization of volunteers and aggrieved relatives searching for missing loved ones, said he supports the effort.

    "They're showing reality, and sometimes it's hard to hide this reality from the public," Matthews said. "They're definitely bringing some attention to cases that otherwise have not seen the light of day for years."

    Williams, still trying to bring justice to Jane "Arroyo Grande" Doe, holds out hope that Matthews is right and someone will someday help resolve his case.

    "If you look on TV, you'll see worse than what you see in this photo of my girl," Williams said. "If it's my daughter, I'd definitely feel bad to see a picture of her dead. But it would not bother me if someone saw it on the Internet or TV to give me some closure and my family some closure. I'm sure things will offend people, but so be it. You got a young kid, dumped in the desert. That's more offensive."
    Technology may help solve 23-year-old case - By Jen Lawson - Wednesday, June 4, 2003 | 11:15 a.m.

    She was found dumped alongside Arroyo Grande Boulevard in Henderson almost 23 years ago.

    The victim was a young woman, probably in her late teens, with blue eyes and feathered brown hair. Investigators determined she had been raped, hit on the head and stabbed multiple times in the back, but they never determined her name.

    Now investigators hope technology that wasn't available in 1980 might help them identify the girl who has been known as Jane Arroyo Grande Doe.

    When homicide victims remain unidentified it not only leaves family and friends without knowledge of their fate, it also means that a killer may be at large. Without knowing the identity of a victim, it is usually impossible for police to determine who killed that person.

    A detective who had been haunted by the Arroyo Grande case for years thought he might have a lead on who the young woman was, so her body was exhumed Thursday from Palm Mortuary in Henderson. Coroner's investigators obtained better dental X-rays and a DNA sample, and she was returned to her grave Monday morning.

    About 20 Henderson officers attended Monday's brief service at the mortuary. They stood with their heads bowed under a tent, gathered around the young woman's gray casket and asked for God's help in finding out who she was.

    "We recommit her spirit to you," Henderson police chaplain Gary Morefield said during a prayer at the service. "We hope you help reveal the identity of this person that you care about very much."

    The young woman was found the night of Sunday, Oct. 5, 1980, on Arroyo Grande near Lake Mead Boulevard, which is now Interstate 215.

    She didn't carry any identification. She doesn't appear to be from the Las Vegas area; no one fitting her description was reported missing from Henderson or the surrounding area around that time. Her fingerprints didn't match those of any missing people entered in a national database.

    In a short article that ran in the Las Vegas Sun at the time, police asked for the public's help in identifying the victim. No one ever came forward with information, police said. Two weeks later, police released a sketch of her. She remained nameless, but she wasn't forgotten.

    ....In the past few months, Williams learned that Jane Arroyo Grande Doe might be a runaway from Reno, Chambers said. That led to the exhumation, which was one of the last official acts of Ron Flud, who retired Friday after 19 years as coroner. Investigators were soon disappointed with the news that she wasn't the missing girl from Reno, however. Another possible match was also ruled out. Now they are trying to determine if she could be one of two runaways from the East Coast who disappeared around the same time the body was discovered.

    As of this morning investigators had not determined whether Jane Arroyo Grande Doe was one of those runaways.

    It's "very unusual" for the coroner's office to exhume a body, Clark County's new coroner, Michael Murphy, said.

    "We normally would not do that unless we had reason to believe we could get a match," he said. "We are not going to arbitrarily exhume John or Jane Does to get DNA samples. While it's solid technology, it's still new technology and it's being stretched to the limit with current cases."

    ....In the Arroyo Grande case, Murphy said he believes there is a good possibility that investigators will eventually identify her.

    "How good of a possibility? I am kind of the eternal optimist," Murphy said. "Good solid investigative work will ultimately prevail."
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    ====== RULED OUT ===== Last Updated 10/6/2016
    Arroyo Grande Jane Doe - all rule outs together, for easier reference


    17 NamUs Exclusions - I have a bigger list will try to add today
    The following people have been ruled out as being this decedent:
    First Name Last Name Year of Birth State LKA
    Tammy Akers 1962 Virginia
    Sandra Butler 1962 Nevada
    Sandra Butler 1962 Nevada
    Terry Collier 1948 California
    Carla Corley 1965 Pennsylvania
    Melinda Creech 1965 Indiana
    Kimberly Doss 1962 Florida
    Rachael Garden 1964 New Hampshire
    Cindy Haumann 1959 Arizona
    Sandra Landrum 1957 Georgia
    Debbie McCall 1963 Illinois
    Marilyn Milligan * 1966 Missouri
    Laureen Rahn 1966 New Hampshire
    Carol Roberts 1958 Florida
    Cheryl Scherer 1959 Missouri
    Rosie Schlicker 1958 Kansas
    Suzanne Schultz 1961 Wisconsin

    Rule outs through Nola & other members (in 2010) by LE - Rick Jones
    Information shown (Name; State, Last Known Alive date, Status, Date of Rule Out)
    Rachael Gardner; NH;2/22/80; Neg. dentals;5/29/03
    Sandra Butler; NV ;6/26/78 ;Neg. dentals; 5/29/03
    Sandra Landrum; GA; 9/29/75; Neg prints; 12/3/03
    Cheryl Ann Scherer;MO ;4/17/79 ; Neg dentals; 12/19/03
    Suzanne Schultz; WI; 7/79; Neg dentals; 2/26/04
    Angela Mae Meeker; WA; 7/7/79; Neg dentals; 5/29/04
    Terry Lynch; CA; Found Alive; 4/18/05
    Melinda Creech; IN;9/4/79 ; Neg dentals; 1/11/08
    Margaret Kay Holst; NE; 8/4/77; Neg dentals; 2/24/10
    Tammy Akers;VA ;2/7/77 ; Neg dentals; 2/24/10
    Rebecca Dunn; NV; 4/79; Neg prints; 6/5/10

    Added later to the rule out list by LE
    Karen Lynn Zendrosky (dentals) -New Jersey - http://doenetwork.org/cases/1667dfnj.html
    Sherrlynn Leigh Mitchell - Australia (by DNA) - http://www.missingpersons.gov.au/mis...eigh - vic
    Terry Collier - California - (by fingerprint comparison,6/8/11) http://www.missingincalifornia.com/t...llier1979.html
    Diane Gilchrist - Washington - https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/20347 (by DNA in 2013)
    Janet Kramer - Minnesota- https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/21165/150 (by DNA in 2014)
    Katherine O'Neil Anderson - Maryland - http://www.nampn.org/cases/anderson_katherine.html (by dentals in 2014)

    Missing Persons that are currently being checked (in 2010) as matches for Arroyo Grande Jane Doe:
    Information shown by Name, Status and Date of Submission.
    Laureen Rahn - Checking CODIS -5/03
    Mary Trlica (AKA: Mary Rachell Arnold) Checking CODIS - 11/03
    Alana/Leticia Carter: Checking CODIS - 12/03
    Rebecca Rodriquez: Checking CODIS - 11/04
    Tracy King: Checking CODIS - 11/04
    Cindy Lou Werling: Checking CODIS - 11/04
    Ann Ellinwood: Checking CODIS - 11/04
    Diane Dye: Ck DNA CA DOJ - 3/06
    Teresa Alfonso: Checking DNA UNT (University North TX) - 7/08
    Sherrlynn Leigh Mitchell: Cheking with AU for DNA, etc. - 5/10
    Wilma Rae Vermaas: Checking CODIS - 6/10
    Adrianne Gilliam: Checking CODIS - 6/10
    Lucinda Schaefer: Checking CODIS - 6/10
    Brenda Crowley: Checking CODIS - 6/10
    Kristy Lynn Booth: Checking CODIS - 6/10
    Simone Ridinger: Checking CODIS - 6/10

    Rule outs on websleuth by members discussions:
    Laureen Rahn 1966 -New Hampshire - http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/204dfnh.html
    Rachael Garden 1964 -New Hampshire (by dentals) - http://www.missingkids.com/poster/NCMC/665523
    Suzanne Marie Schultz - Wisconsin - http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/1182dfwi.html
    Margaret Kay Holst - Nebraska - http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/2589dfne.html
    Sandra Kaye Butler - Nevada - http://www.missingkids.com/poster/NCMC/765685/1
    Melinda Karen Creech - Indiana - http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/...h_melinda.html
    Rhonda Jane Stait - Australia - http://doenetwork.org/cases/2151dfnsw.html
    Julie Hill - Minnesota - http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/h/hill_julie.html
    Theresa Louise Rains - California - (found out by starburst member that Theresa was located in 1999)
    Robyn Elizabeth Hickie - Australia - http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/63dfnsw.html
    Diane Genice Dye - California - http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/129dfca.html (in CODIS, haven't generated automatic hit against AGJD; last seen in 1981)
    Rachel Hanna Ziselman - California - (no strong resemblance) http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/73dfca.html
    Barbara Bruno - New York - https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/11582/2 (nose & mouth difference)
    Judy Worrell - California - https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/6910/27/ (last seen in 1981)
    Cynthia Joan Gastelle - http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/...e_cynthia.html (identified by websleuths as being Haymarket Jane Doe found on February 12, 1982)
    Janice Younger - strong resemblance but have given birth previously, missing since July 1981- after UID found
    Beverly Lynn England - Colorado - http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/...d_beverly.html (given birth previously)
    Helen Claire Frost - British Columbia - http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/254dfbc.html (gave birth previously)
    Mary Anne Wesolowski - New York - https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/2876/13 (crooked teeth)
    Kerry Ann Graham - California - http://dojapp.doj.ca.gov/missing/det...=5651331600149 (links from DOJ for any UIDs are not working/opening in Europe for some reason) http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/g/graham_kerry.html
    - too small resemblance
    Mary Weekly - Missouri - https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/24532/1/ (small resemblance)
    Gail Marie Dahl - California - http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/d/dahl_gail.html (way too tall)
    Jackie Kay Boyer - California - http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/b/boyer_jackie.html (too young)

    Pending suggestions on websleuth so far:
    Debra Lynn Kidwell -California - http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/870dfca.html
    Toni Maree Cavanagh - Australia - http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/654dfnsw.html
    Nadine O'Dell -Michigan - https://www.findthemissing.org/cases/2489/2/
    Kristy Lynne Booth - Texas - https://www.findthemissing.org/cases/2928/2/
    Tina Fay Kemp - Delaware - http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/k/kemp_tina.html
    Trenny Lynn Gibson - Tennessee - http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/425dftn.html
    Debra Pscholka - California - http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/...lka_debra.html
    Janice Pockett - Connecticut - https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/2555/202/
    Patricia Zentner - Michigan - https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/9909/1/
    Sherry Jean Pickle - California - http://doenetwork.org/cases/1099dfca.html
    Patricia Gomez - California - http://doenetwork.org/cases/981dfca.html
    Ann Marie Ellinwood - Oregon - http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/2522dfor.html
    Cindy May Brown - Minnesota - https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/20955/0/
    Star Joy Dodson -Pennsylvania - https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/27610/15/ (pic added now to Namus)
    Brenda Cecelia Crowley - New York - http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/872dfny.html
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  7. DaisyChains

    DaisyChains Bronze Member

    @Advocate can you add Sharon Smith to your list of people members are looking into? I submitted her to Tiffany. Thank you!
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  9. DaisyChains

    DaisyChains Bronze Member

    So glad you looked into that possible match. Gosh they looked quite similar.

    Oh AGJD who were you sweet girl?
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    Advocate Ask me how to get your loved one in NamUs

    If I recall Sunburst originally caught Patricia when she 1st came out. I'm thankful to know she's not AGJD. I feel bad for Patricia's family, is she alive or is she a Doe with nothing to compare or not found yet?
  11. Sunburst

    Sunburst Bronze Member

    I sincerely hope Patricia is alive and well. Millions of Americans are not connected to social media in any way, shape, or form. I have several friends who are not on FB or any other sites. Either those millions of people are not interested , it is against their religion, or they value privacy. Perhaps Patricia is not interested in social media for whatever reason. Perhaps she is living overseas. One of my college friends had a "semester abroad" type experience. She met a sheep farmer from New Zealand, married him, and did not complete college or return to the United States.
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  12. Sunburst

    Sunburst Bronze Member

    This MP was added to NAMUS within the last few weeks. She went missing in 1974 at the age of 17, after an argument with her stepfather. Her listed (estimated) height is between 58-60 inches, just a little short of Arroyo's height of 62 inches. Blue eyes, strawberry blonde hair, which Arroyo is also listed as having, except Arroyo 's eyes are listed as blue, green, or hazel. Her name is Linda Pagano. https://www.findthemissing.org/en/cases/36345/

    Dental records only are available for Linda. No fp no DNA available. The attached file is of Linda. Are these close enough to send to Rick or no way are they the same? I have spent the last hour flipping back and forth between them and can't tell anymore. Notice the recon and Linda both seem to have a fuller bottom lip. Not to be insensitive, but I am thinking Arroyo's face may have been swollen slightly from the beating she received.

    NCMEC of Arroyo [​IMG]

    Attached Files:

    Last edited: Dec 11, 2016
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  13. DaisyChains

    DaisyChains Bronze Member

    looks like a promising match to me.
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  14. Sunburst

    Sunburst Bronze Member

    Does anyone know if LE would/does submit DNA of UIDS to sites like Ancestry, in hopes the UID DNA might score a hit with a distant or not so distant relative's DNA? I saw a commercial for one of those "ancestry through DNA " sites today.
  15. Kimster

    Kimster Director Staff Member

    I don't know. I wonder if Ancestry promises not to share the information?
  16. Scorpio

    Scorpio Bronze Member

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    Kimster Director Staff Member

  18. spike

    spike Bronze Member

    I got one for Christmas from my nephew.
    Almost scared to submit it. I am a stepchild. The odd kid out.
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  19. Sunburst

    Sunburst Bronze Member

    Submit it. You might help solve the mp case of an unknown relative.
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  20. spike

    spike Bronze Member

    Mailed it!! Now I will know I come from a long line of carnies and snake oil salesmen.
    And a few circus roustabouts.
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