Unidentified Black Female Found July 19, 1982 in Philadelphia
Vital Statistics Estimated Age: 20 to 35 yrs old Estimated Height: 5'0" to 5'4" Estimated Weight: 110 to 120 lbs Eye Color: Brown Hair Color: Black Fingerprints: Available DNA: Available Clothing: Black, short-sleeved pullover shirt with gray bands about the shoulder & neck; blue jeans with "Calvin Klein" label on the back right pocket; blue sneakers with white soles, "EBS" on the sides. Jewelry: One stud-type earring in the shape of a tennis racket (pictured above). Cause of Death: Undetermined
Case Details On Monday, July 19, 1982, the body of this unknown female was found in a shallow body of water off of Kelly Drive near the Girard Avenue bridge. The location is very close to the Glendinning Rock Garden, at Kelly Drive and N Brewery Drive in Philadelphia. At the time she was found, details about her were released to the public but no one came forward to identify her. Her fingerprints and DNA have both been run, with negative results. All these years later, she remains unidentified.
If you have any information about this case, please contact:
Philadelphia Medical Examiner's Office 215-685-7445 215-685-7482 Steve Olszewski email or Jaime Budd email
Sources Philadelphia Medical Examiner's Office philly.com Reconstruction by Christine Kerrick