Author Topic: LINCOLN COUNTY JANE DOE: WF, 29-39 - found on the Mississippi River near Elsberry - March 31, 1978  (Read 77 times)

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https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/5295

Decomposed body (stocky build) found near the Hatfield Landing on the Mississippi River in Lincoln County, Missouri near Elsberry.

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https://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/MSHPWeb/upphotos/A1001001A16E16B22742A024721.pdf

The decomposed body of a stocky build, white female was located near the Hatfield Landing on the Cuivre River near Troy, Missouri. The victim had a tattoo of “Dee” on her left arm and was wearing a cats eye ring on her left hand. If you have any information concerning this case, please contact the number below.

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Date of Discovery: March 31, 1978
Location of Discovery: Elsberry, St. Louis County, Missouri
Estimated Date of Death: two days to four months prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Unknown

Physical Description
Estimated Age: 29-39 years old
Race: White
Sex: Female
Height: 5'7" to 5'10"
Weight: 145 to 160 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark Brown.
Eye Color: Light blue or gray.
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Stocky build. Well-nourished. Tattoo on her left arm of the name "Dee" between her left wrist and elbow.

Identifiers
Dentals: Available. Her teeth were in good condition.
Fingerprints: Available.
DNA: Not available.

Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Beige bra.
Jewelry: Cat’s eye ring worn on her left hand.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown

Circumstances of Discovery

The victim's body was found near the Hatfield Landing on the Mississippi River near Elsberry.

Investigating Agency(s)
Agency Name: Lincoln County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: Kelly Walters
Agency Phone Number: 636-528-5087
Agency E-Mail: kwalters@lcmo.us

Agency Name: Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office
Agency Contact Person: Detective Sgt. Mike Merkel
Agency Phone Number: 636-528-8546
Agency Case Number: A78-93
NCIC Case Number: U642911965
NamUs Case Number: UP #5295
Former Hot Case Number: 1737

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