Found June 21, 1981 in Upper Darby, Delaware County
Estimated Age: early 20s
Estimated Height: 5'4"
Estimated Weight: 115 to 120 lbs
Distinguishing Characteristics: Vaccination scar on left upper arm. Chipped left front tooth.
On Sunday, June 21, 1981, the badly decomposed body of this unidentified woman was found behind a fence at a baseball field that sits adjacent to the Park Lane East Apartments in Upper Darby. She had no clothing, no jewelry and the shotgun blast that killed her destroyed her face.
A month after she was found, a Philadelphia man, William Taylor, was arrested and confessed to murdering three women. Donna Williams, 20, of Philadelphia had been found beaten and stabbed to death on June 23, 1981 in a room at the (former) American Motel on Route 1 in the Trevose area of Bensalem. Sharon Peterson, 29, was found, also beaten and stabbed to death, on July 20, 1981 in her second-floor apartment at Park Lane East.
The unknown woman was his first victim. He is/was either unwilling or unable to provide her name.
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