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Case Information

Unidentified
84-0002
June 20, 1984 00:00
June 30, 2007 00:00
July 25, 2017 13:43

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)

Spokane Cnty Med Exam Ofc
509-477-2296

Case Manager

Elizabeth Nelson
509-477-2296

Exclusions

The following people have been ruled out as being this decedent:
First Name Last Name Year of Birth State LKA
Mary Ann Bagenstose 1958 Pennsylvania
Andria Bailey 1963 Washington
Carol Donn 1963 Florida
Carol Edwards 1955 Washington
single severed hand found in Spokane County o 1900 Washington
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Demographics

Adult - Pre 30
16 years
30 years
White
Female
130, Estimated
67, Estimated

Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)

Not recognizable - Partial remains with soft tissues

1984 to 1984
1 Days

Circumstances

Location Found

.8 miles west of the T.J. Menach Bridge on the South side bank of the Spokane River
Spokane
Washington
Spokane
Body found nude along south shore of the Spokane River. Body nude. The head had been removed and was not recovered at that time. The arms were dismembered at the midpoint of both wrists as were the legs at the midcalf level. The hands and feet were never recovered. The skull was later found and matched by to this torso by DNA as well as tool markings. The skull was found on 4-19-1998 in a vacant lot loacted at 7th and Sherman Avenues in the city of Spokane Washington. Some dental information was recovered at that time. The Anthropologist has estimated the age to be between 18 and 24. There was evidence at autopsy that this woman had bore at least one child in her life time. This case is classified as a homicide.
A single hand was discovered on 7/18/84in Spokane County. This hand has been excluded by mitochondrial DNA comparioson as a match to this case.

Physical

Unknown or Completely Bald
none present
blonde appearing
none present
Unknown or Missing
Unknown or Missing
none present


on left patella t a 1 and 1/2 inch oval horizontal scar. there were multiple striae over the lower abdomen and breasts. An oblique scar on the left arm 3 and 1/2 inch in legth. Two Nevi (moles) one measuring 4 mm and located at the front of the neck.

Medical

The radiologist noted that therre is a spina bifida occulta in the sacrum at the S1 segment. There are unfused apophyses of the transverse process of the 5th lumbar vertebra bilaterally. There is a failry prominent anterior -superior iliac spines on both

Fingerprints

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Clothing and Accessories


none
none
none
none
none
none

Dental

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DNA

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Sample submitted - Tests complete

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Contacts

Local Contact

Spokane Cnty Med Exam Ofc
509-477-2296

Case Manager

Elizabeth Nelson
509-477-2296

Regional Administrator

Jessica Hager
Jessica.Hager@unthsc.edu
1-855-626-7600

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