Mowry Wetlands Jane Doe

Mowry Wetlands Jane Doe

Description
On October 24, 1985 the remains of an unidentified white female were discovered in a field next to Mowry Avenue, Newark, California. The remains consisted of a nearly complete skeleton with some reddish brown hair and scalp. The victim had been shot and had died approximately six months prior to being found. Forensic anthropologists determined the woman was an adult between the ages of 30 and 36 years old who stood 5’6” to 5’8” tall. Among the items found with her were barrettes, a watch, and earrings. In addition, the victim had a ring on her left ring finger and one on her left pinkie finger.

NamUs ID: UP53306
Date Body Found: October 24, 1985
Race: White/Caucasian
Gender: Female
Estimated Age: 30-36
Estimated PMI: years
Location: Newark, CA

Agency of Jurisdiction
Newark Police Department
Todd Nobbe, Detective
510-578-4937
todd.nobbe@newark.org

Link to More Information
https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/53306

Status: Undergoing testing

Posted on

April 2, 2020