Left sketch by Smithsonian Institute anthropologist - 1973
Right sketch by PA State Police - 1973.
Unidentified White Female
Found October 10, 1973 in Fort Indiantown Gap Military Reservation, Lebanon County.
Vital Statistics Estimated Age: 16-20 years old Estimated Height & Weight: 5'6"-5'8" with a thin build. Hair Color: Long, light brown/reddish Eye Color: Unknown Dentals: Available, Extensive dental work. Fingerprints: Available DNA: Available Isotope Information: Likely grew up in the south/southeastern United States. State of Remains: Decomposed from the waist up. Estimated Time of Death: September 1973 Other: no clothing, jewelry or other personal effects. Distinguishing Characteristics: thin nose with the bridge swayed slightly left with tip to the right. High forehead and a strong, tilted chin. Other: No previous fractures.
On October 10, 1973 at about 6:30pm, the badly decomposed remains of a young woman were found about 200 yards off of Route 443 near Green Point. The area she was found in is part of the Fort Indiantown Gap Military Reservation land. She was found by two Deputy Game Protectors.
There had been no attempt to bury the body. She was covered by tree branches, brush and a 48"x32.5" piece of plastic. On the plastic was a white seal which read, "National Sanitation Foundation, Testing Laboratory, Number 8505".
Despite contacting dentists, families of missing girls and other police departments, the girl's identity remains unknown.
If you have any information about this case, please contact:
Lebanon County Coroners Office
Pennsylvania State Police 610-378-4035 Agency Case # - L02-001259 NCIC # - U-853401149