Author Topic: WEST HAVEN JANE DOE: WF, 18-30, found near water processing plant in West Haven, CT - 20 April 1979  (Read 197 times)


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NamUs UP # 9236

ME/C Case Number: 79-519 & 81-934
New Haven County, Connecticut
18 to 30 year old White Female

Case Report - NamUs UP # 9236
Case Information

Status Unidentified
Case number 79-519 & 81-934
Date found April 20, 1979 11:48
Date created September 02, 2011 10:14
Date last modified September 28, 2015 11:17
Investigating agency
date QA reviewed September 03, 2011 10:50

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)

Agency State of CT Chf Med Examiners Ofc
Phone 860-679-3980
Case Manager
Name Michelle Clark
Phone 860-573-8583

Estimated age Adult - Pre 40
Minimum age 18 years
Maximum age 30 years
Race White
Sex Female
Weight (pounds) , Cannot Estimate
Height (inches) , Cannot Estimate
Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)
Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only

Probable year of death to 1979
Estimated postmortem interval 2 Years


Location Found
GPS coordinates
Address 1 New Haven Water Company
Address 2 Adjacent to Route 34 Derby Ave.
City West Haven
State Connecticut
Zip code 06516
County New Haven
skeletal remains were found on the New Haven Water Company property on April 20, 1979. On April 24, 1981 the associated mandible was located.


Hair color Unknown or Completely Bald

Other distinctive
physical characteristics
The female may have had a congenitally missing lower vertebra. She may also have had arthritis which would have caused some lower back pain

Clothing on body

Black lace bra

Other items found
with body

A folding travel alarm clock in a hard red case was the only belonging found with the female

Status: Dental information / charting is available and entered

Status: Sample submitted - Tests comple