Author Topic: POPES ISLAND JANE DOE: WF, 30-45, found in the harbor at New Bedford, MA - 30 October 1996 *GRAPHIC*  (Read 206 times)


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NamUs UP # 7253

ME/C Case Number: 1996-3152
Bristol County, Massachusetts
30 to 45 year old White Female

Case Report - NamUs UP # 7253
Case Information

Status Unidentified
Case number 1996-3152
Date found October 30, 1996 08:45
Date created June 09, 2010 07:28
Date last modified May 11, 2016 10:52
Investigating agency
date QA reviewed May 10, 2011 09:27

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)

Agency Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Phone 617-267-6767 ext 187
Case Manager
Name James Pokines
Phone 617 267 6767 x176

Estimated age Adult - Pre 50
Minimum age 30 years
Maximum age 45 years
Race White
Ethnicity Other
Sex Female
Weight (pounds) 127, Estimated
Height (inches) 61, Measured
Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)
All parts recovered
Body conditions
Recognizable face
Probable year of death 1996 to 1996
Estimated postmortem interval 2 Days


Location Found
GPS coordinates
Address 1 near Popes Island Marina
Address 2
City New Bedford
State Massachusetts
Zip code
County Bristol
found floating in harbor waters near Popes Island Marina


Hair color Brown
Head hair
dyed strawberry blonde
Body hair
unshaven armpits and legs
Facial hair

Left eye color Brown
Right eye color Brown

Finger and toe nails
painted toenails

Status: Fingerprint information is available elsewhere

Clothing on body
-mustard colored long-sleeve turtleneck, size medium, made by Licorice
-white pullover sweater with multicolored rectangular designs, size medium, brand name Oakbrook
-blue Levi's 521 jeans
-cotton socks
Clothing with body

-black ankle High Lites high tie boots with chunky style heels
-gold ring with emerald stone on left ring finger, possibly from Belarus in Eastern Europe

Status: Dental information / charting is available and will be entered later


Status: Sample submitted - Tests complete