Author Topic: BITTER CREEK BETTY: HF, 24-32, found in Sweetwater, WY - 1 March 1992  (Read 271 times)


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NamUs UP # 8894

ME/C Case Number: 92-0763
Sweetwater County, Wyoming
24 to 32 year old White Hispanic/Latino Female

Case Report - NamUs UP # 8894
Case Information

Status Unidentified
Case number 92-0763
Date found March 01, 1992 00:00
Date created June 30, 2011 16:17
Date last modified December 21, 2015 11:42
Investigating agency
date QA reviewed July 02, 2011 07:05

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)
Agency Sweetwater Cnty Coroners Ofc
Phone 307-352-6608
Case Manager
Name Sandra Erickson
Phone 307-777-8246

Estimated age Adult - Pre 40
Minimum age 24 years
Maximum age 32 years
Race White
Ethnicity Hispanic/Latino
Sex Female
Weight (pounds) 125, Estimated
Height (inches) 68, Estimated
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
Recognizable face
Probable year of death 1991 to 1992
Estimated postmortem interval 1 Months


Location Found
GPS coordinates
Address 1 Interstate 80 turnout known as "Bitter Creek"
Address 2
State Wyoming
Zip code
County Sweetwater
Victim was located at the bottom of a slope on an Interstate 80 turnout known as "Bitter Creek". She was found lying face-down in the snow, and her body may have been dumped from a truck 1-5 months prior to discovery. Victim is described as "white with predominately Hispanic characteristics or Hispanic with Native characteristics".

Hair color Brown
Head hair
Hair was dark brown or black in color.

Left eye color Brown
Right eye color Brown
Eye description
Eye color is described as dark brown or black.

Scars and marks
Victim had a one-inch scar on her left calf and a Cesarean section (C-section) scar on her abdomen.
Victim had a tattoo of a rose on her right breast

Prior surgery
Scar on abdomen from prior Cesarean section (C-section).

Clothing on body

Clothing with body
A pair of pink panties and a pair of sweatpants were found in proximity to the body.

Victim wore a gold colored necklace and a plain gold colored ring similar in style to a wedding band on her left ring finger.

Status: Dental information / charting is available and entered

Status: Sample submitted - Tests complete