Media Release #1958, Unidentified Jane Doe, Black Creek Township, Luzerne County, PA

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Media Release #1958, Unidentified Jane Doe, Black Creek Township, Luzerne County, PA

DATE FOUND:  August 9, 1973

LOCATION:  Large cleared area to the north of Interstate 80 westbound, in Black Creek Township, Luzerne County, PA.

CIRCUMSTANCES:  Partially decomposed remains were found by a motorist.  It is believed the victim had been at that location 48-72 hours.  The body was wrapped in a blanket that was fastened at the legs with a safety pin.  The body had been doused with sulfuric acid.

VICTIM INFORMATION:  The victim is a black female, age unknown.  She was approximately 5’00” tall, 100 lbs., wearing blue-green shorts and a pink blouse with white lace trim. She was wearing blue slippers with a floral design. Her hair was pulled back in a 2” ponytail and she had an upper dental plate containing six teeth. 

FORENSIC ANALYSIS: Victim was exhumed on September 26, 2016.  Forensic Analysis by the University of South Florida is pending.

WHAT YOU CAN DO:  If you have information on this crime, any serious crime, or wanted person, call Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS.  All callers remain anonymous and could be eligible for a CASH REWARD.
All information is accurate as of Release Date.

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 (All day)

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