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TX VIDOR JANE DOE: WF, 12-20, found near I-10 in Vidor, TX - 1 January 1984 - Previous braces

Discussion in 'Unidentified 1980 to 1989' started by Romulus, Apr 19, 2019.

  1. Romulus

    Romulus In the earth of missing person

    72UFTX - Unidentified Female
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    Reconstructions of the victim by Karen T. Taylor (please note: hair was shorter than depicted).

    Date of Discovery: January 1, 1984
    Location of Discovery: Vidor, Orange County, Texas
    Estimated Date of Death: 1983 or prior
    State of Remains: Partial remains with soft tissues
    Cause of Death: Possible decapitation

    Physical Description
    Estimated Age: 12-20 years old
    Race: White
    Sex: Female
    Height: 4'6" to 5'2"
    Weight: Unknown
    Hair: Brown, fine and 2" in length.
    Eye Color: Unknown
    Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown

    Dentals: Available. Several fillings. Evidence suggests that she previously wore braces although none were present. Mandible not recovered.
    Fingerprints: Not available.
    DNA: Available.

    Clothing & Personal Items
    Clothing: Blue-green and white Present Company or Penney Company pullover terry cloth short-sleeved shirt with an elastic waistband (Junior size 9-12) was found near the remains.
    Jewelry: Unknown
    Additional Personal Items: A green comb.

    Circumstances of Discovery
    On New Year's Day, the victim's partial remains were found in a pasture near 1005 Ridgewood Street near FM 1135, south of Interstate 10 at the Highway 1132 overpass.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    Agency Name: Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
    Agency Contact Person: Sharon Derrick
    Agency Phone Number: 713-796-6774 or 713-796-6858
    Agency E-Mail: meoidunit(at)ifs.hctx.net
    Agency Case Number: PA84-0009

    Agency Name: Orange County Sheriff's Department
    Agency Contact Person: N/A
    Agency Phone Number: 409-883-2612
    Agency E-Mail: N/A
    Agency Case Number: 84-0003

    Agency Name: Texas Department of Public Safety
    Agency Contact Person: N/A
    Agency Phone Number: 512-424-5074
    Agency E-Mail: N/A
    Agency Case Number: U8804002

    NCIC Case Number: U159371356
    NamUs Case Number: 4574

    Information Source(s)
    Harris County Insitute of Forensic Sciences
    The Orange Leader News Archive

    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 24, 2019
  2. Mel70

    Mel70 Bronze Member

    How awful. Young. Appears she was cared for at some point. Filings. Had braces at one point. And considering braces are usually kept on 2-4 Yrs. But no matches. Which makes it so much more difficult. She probably wasn't from the area then. I hope they can get a DNA hit.

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