Author Topic: NEW CASTLE JANE DOE: BF, 20-40, found in vacant home in Wilmington, DE - 24 January 2002  (Read 121 times)


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NamUs UP # 6288

ME/C Case Number: 2002-N-0141
New Castle County, Delaware
20 to 40 year old Black/African American Female

Case Report - NamUs UP # 6288
Case Information
Status Unidentified
Case number 2002-N-0141
Date found January 24, 2002 15:00
Date created November 30, 2009 12:55
Date last modified November 23, 2015 16:28
Investigating agency
date QA reviewed August 30, 2011 11:54

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)
Agency Delaware Division of Forensic Science
Phone 302-577-3420
Case Manager
Name James Schaeffer-Patton
Phone 302-407-4633

Estimated age Adult - Pre 40
Minimum age 20 years
Maximum age 40 years
Race Black/African American
Sex Female
Weight (pounds) 100, Estimated
Height (inches) 63, Measured
Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)
All parts recovered
Head not recovered
Torso not recovered
One or more limbs not recovered
One or both hands not recovered
Body conditions
Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Probable year of death 2001 to 2002
Estimated postmortem interval Months


Location Found
GPS coordinates
Address 1 1410 West 8th St.
Address 2
City Wilmington
State Delaware
Zip code 19801
County New Castle
Woman's decomposed, partially mummified remains found by workers boarding up a vacant home 1410 West 8th St., Wilmington, Delaware. Clay facial reconstruction completed in 2003. Note: Law Enforcement officers, Medical Examiners and Coroners system user please refer to "circumstances" in police section for details.

Hair color Black
Head hair
Short, tightly curled slightly reddish tone.
Body hair
adult female
Facial hair
Left eye color Unknown or Missing
Right eye color Unknown or Missing
Eye description

Clothing and accessories are described below

Clothing on body
Wearing a gray long-sleeve Ralph Lauren shirt with the Polo Jeans Company logo on the left sleeve, black "Results" jeans
Clothing with body

size 4 Timberland boots.

Status: Dental information / charting is available and entered

Status: Sample submitted - Tests complete