Unidentified White Female #1 Found on August 22, 1968 in a wooded area along State Route 82, Caernarvon Twp, Berks County, near the Chester/Berks county line.
Estimated Date of Death: August 14, 1968 Cause of Death: multiple gunshot wounds - 5 shots to the chest and abdomen, one to the left temple.
Vital Statistics Estimated Age: initial estimate was that she was 15-20 years old, however, when doctors examined calcium formations in the bone joints, it was decided that she may have been as old as 30. Approximate Height & Weight: 5'3", 125-130 lbs Distinguishing Characteristics: Brown hair with reddish tint. Eye color unknown. No scars or tattoos. Clothing: Black Nehru-type blouse with zipper down the back; black bra, size 36B; sandy colored nylon stockings; white girdle; Nico brand white sandals, size 8M, made in Italy. No slacks or skirt found. Jewelry: Bronze, four-way, religious medal on a heavy, endless chain. The medal depicted the crucifix on the front. On the back was the inscription: "I am a Catholic. In case of emergency, call me a priest". She was also wearing a sterling identification-type bracelet with a flexible band on her left wrist. There was no inscription on the ID bracelet. Dentals: Available. Amalgam filling present. Fingerprints: Available DNA: Not available Other: 22-caliber short bullets were removed from the body. Extensive facial decomposition.
Agency Case Number: L01-0026607 NCIC Number: U-294925792
Unidentified White Female #2 Found April 18, 1969 in French Creek State Park, about 3 1/2 miles from where the first victim was located.
Estimated Date of Death: August 1968 Cause of death: Undetermined, skeletal remains.
Vital Statistics Estimated Age: 21 Approximate Height: 5'1" Approximate Weight: unknown Hair Color: Brown Eye Color: Unknown Clothing: the victim was nude. A pair of panties and a white sandal were found near the remains. The elastic waist of the panties was rolled as if they had been rolled off of the victim. Dentals: Not Available. She was missing 3 teeth, but it is unknown if they were missing prior to death or if they were lost during a struggle. Fingerprints: Not Available DNA: Not Available
Case Details Theremains of the victim were located on a large, flat rock and scattered over about a 12-foot area. There was no effort to conceal or bury.
Agency Case Number: L01-0033856 NCIC Number: U-294927902
All photos courtesy of Pennsylvania State Police Used with permission
The two sandals on the left were those found with Victim # 1. The single sandal on the right was found with Victim #2 - it's mate was never located.
The sterling identification bracelet found on Victim #1. There was no inscription on the bracelet. Manufacturer's name is unknown.
Victim #1 was wearing this bronze medal. On the back of the medal was the inscription "I am a Catholic. In case of emergency, call me a priest".
Who are these girls?
The following photographs were found in August 1969, in an abandoned hangar, which police believe was used as a hangout for area motorcycle gangs. The girls in the photos have never been identified. Police have information indicating that these photos could be instrumental in identifying the two victims.
If you have any information about these cases, please contact: Pennsylvania State Police Troop L - Reading