486UFPA - Unidentified Female
Alpha Zeta Beta sorority key with the name "E. Mathis" on it.
Date of Discovery: December 8, 2006
Location of Discovery: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Estimated Date of Death: 2001-2006
State of Remains: Partial Skeleton & partial decomposition- head and feet not recovered
Cause of Death: Unknown
Physical DescriptionEstimated Age: 34-65 years old
Height: 5'4" to 5'8"
Hair Color: Brown or auburn hair
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Four red acrylic fingernails were recovered. She had arthritis on the lumbar vertebrae.
Clothing & Personal ItemsClothing: Thin, white torn clothing, possibly from a blouse, skirt, or dress. No pattern, size, or brand evident; darker color nylon knee high stockings.
Jewelry: Yellow metal necklace and charm. The charm is a sorority key with missing stones and is inscribed with "AZB", E. MATHIS, Life Member June 2, 1946, Alpha Delta."
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
Circumstances of DiscoveryThe victim was located in a black plastic trash bag in a vacant lot, near Tusculum Street, which parallels the railroad tracks, in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 8, 2006. Investigators suspect she had been dug up elsewhere and dumped in this lot at a later date. She was left haphazardly about 30 yards away from a set of old railroad tracks.
Investigating Agency(s)Agency Name: Philadelphia Medical Examiner
Agency Contact Person: Steve Olszewski
Agency Phone Number: 215-685-7445
Agency Case Number: 06-5308
NCIC Case Number: U-490018644
NamUs Case Number: UP446
Philadelphia Daily News 12/9/06
#JaneDoe had a sorority key inscribed with "AZB", E. MATHIS, Life Member June 2, 1946, Alpha Delta when found in #Philadelphia in Dec. 2006
Estimated Age: 34-65 years old Race: White Sex: Female Height: 5'4" to 5'8" Weight: Unknown Hair Color: Brown or auburn hair Eye Color: Unknown Distinguishing Marks/Features: Four red acrylic fingernails were recovered. She had arthritis on the...
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