PA PHILADELPHIA JANE DOE: WF, 40-60, found in burned-out building in Philadelphia, PA - 7 May 1972 - Upper dentures inscribed D. Spizziri

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NamUs UP 17721

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Unidentified Body/Remains (White Female)
Found May 7, 1972 in Philadelphia County, PA
Body Condition: Not recognizable - Traumatic injuries
Probable year of death: 1972
Estimated postmortem interval: 6 hours

Vital Statistics
Estimated age: 40-60 (Adult - Pre-60)
Approximate Height: 63 estimate
Approximate Weight: 138 estimate
Hair Color: Short brown with only scattered minimal gray hairs in it
Eye Color: Hazel; Left globe is traumatically ruptured and the dried lens is adherent to the back of the decedent.
The right iris is green-blue. The pupil is round and in mid dilatation
Scars and marks: 1.) A large oval hypo pigmentation on the lateral surface of the left upper arm, centered 11 cm. below the top of the head, measures 2.8 x 2.4 cm.
2.) A curvilinear lower abdominal incision, measuring 14 x 0.3 cm., is 2 cm. above the margin of the pubic hair.
3.) Irregular white and pink-white scars on the knees and lower legs range from 1.8 x 1 to 1 cm. and smaller.
4.) Irregular white linear scars on the dorsum of the left and right hands range from 2 x 0.2 cm to 1.2 x 0.1 cm
5.) A depression in the right frontal scalp underlies an oblique 6 x 0.2 cm scar, which extends from the center of the frontal hairline obliquely backward. An identical depression and scar are on the right side.
6.) on the center of the right side of the nose is a slightly depressed gray-white 0.4 x 0.3 cm scar; Mouth is edentulous and contains an upper denture with "D. Spizziri" inscribed in it; Residual pale pink polish on nails of the hands; 1.) Bilateral Frontal Craniotomies with Pre Frontal Lobotomies.
2.) Laparotomy and Partial Right Oophorectomy
3.) Appendectomy
Blood Type "A"
Meckel's Diverticulum

Clothing & Accessories
Clothing: 1.) Short-sleeved, red, white, and blue blouse that zips down the front to a V-neck configuration; 2.) White, cotton bra; 3.) Blue slacks; 4.) Blue stretch-type material underwear
Jewerly: nothing
Footwear: Gold-trimmed black open-toed and no-heeled slippers
Accessories: Key case with 3 keys in it. One color combination key, 1 padlock key, and one additional house key

Identifiers
Fingerprints: Fingerprint information is available elsewhere
Dentals: Dental information / charting is available and entered
DNA: Sample is not available

Case History: A white female about 45, weighing 138 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes and wearing blue slacks and a multicolored blouse was found murdered in an abandoned burned-out building at 620 W. Montgomery Ave.
The name "D. Spizziri" was inscribed on her upper dentures and head-scars indicate that she underwent a frontal lobotomy about 20 years ago, perhaps while a patient in a mental institution.


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NamUs UP 17721

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Unidentified Body/Remains (White Female)
Found May 7, 1972 in Philadelphia County, PA
Body Condition: Not recognizable - Traumatic injuries
Probable year of death: 1972
Estimated postmortem interval: 6 hours

Vital Statistics
Estimated age: 40-60 (Adult - Pre-60)
Approximate Height: 63 estimate
Approximate Weight: 138 estimate
Hair Color: Short brown with only scattered minimal gray hairs in it
Eye Color: Hazel; Left globe is traumatically ruptured and the dried lens is adherent to the back of the decedent.
The right iris is green-blue. The pupil is round and in mid dilatation
Scars and marks: 1.) A large oval hypo pigmentation on the lateral surface of the left upper arm, centered 11 cm. below the top of the head, measures 2.8 x 2.4 cm.
2.) A curvilinear lower abdominal incision, measuring 14 x 0.3 cm., is 2 cm. above the margin of the pubic hair.
3.) Irregular white and pink-white scars on the knees and lower legs range from 1.8 x 1 to 1 cm. and smaller.
4.) Irregular white linear scars on the dorsum of the left and right hands range from 2 x 0.2 cm to 1.2 x 0.1 cm
5.) A depression in the right frontal scalp underlies an oblique 6 x 0.2 cm scar, which extends from the center of the frontal hairline obliquely backward. An identical depression and scar are on the right side.
6.) on the center of the right side of the nose is a slightly depressed gray-white 0.4 x 0.3 cm scar; Mouth is edentulous and contains an upper denture with "D. Spizzirri" inscribed in it; Residual pale pink polish on nails of the hands; 1.) Bilateral Frontal Craniotomies with Pre Frontal Lobotomies.
2.) Laparotomy and Partial Right Oophorectomy
3.) Appendectomy
Blood Type "A"
Meckel's Diverticulum

Clothing & Accessories
Clothing: 1.) Short-sleeved, red, white, and blue blouse that zips down the front to a V-neck configuration; 2.) White, cotton bra; 3.) Blue slacks; 4.) Blue stretch-type material underwear
Jewerly: nothing
Footwear: Gold-trimmed black open-toed and no-heeled slippers
Accessories: Key case with 3 keys in it. One color combination key, 1 padlock key, and one additional house key

Case History: A white female about 45, weighing 138 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes and wearing blue slacks and a multicolored blouse was found murdered in an abandoned burned-out building at 620 W. Montgomery Ave.
The name "D. Spizzarri" was inscribed on her upper dentures and head-scars indicate that she underwent a frontal lobotomy about 20 years ago, perhaps while a patient in a mental institution.


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