NV WENDOVER JANE DOE: WF, 50-60, found two miles south of Wendover, NV - 6 Jun 1990 - Timex analog quartz watch with Arabic numerals

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Unidentified Female

Date of Discovery: June 6, 1990
Location of Discovery: Wendover, Elko County, Nevada
Estimated Date of Death: 6 months prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
Cause of Death: Unknown

Physical Description

** Listed information is approximate

Estimated Age: 50-60 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3" to 5'4"
Weight: Unknown
Hair Color: Bleached straw-colored 9" in length with portions that have a red-brown tint.
Eye Color: Unknown

Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown
Dentals: Available.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Not available. No sample retained.

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Purple Sears Roebuck polyester pantsuit (size 18T), bra, sleeveless T-shirt, a tattered faded Lord James shirt with a linear pattern, purple socks, low suede boots, and tattered underpants.
Jewelry: Timex analog quartz watch with a black plastic band and a white face with black Arabic numerals worn on her left wrist.
Additional Personal Items: Cigarettes and matches. $200 in 20s.


Case History

A man horseback riding found the victim's remains in sagebrush near mile post #52 west of Highway 93A, two miles south of Wendover. Although she was in a state of advanced decomposition, medical examiners could see a cut on her left temple, however there were no skull fractures. There were no other significant marks or other indicators of a cause of death. She may have been a homeless person.

Investigating Agency(s)

If you have any information about this case please contact;

Agency Name: Washoe County Coroner's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 775-785-6114
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Agency Name: Elko County Sheriff's Office
Agency Contact Person: N/A
Agency Phone Number: 702-738-3421
Agency Case Number: 0602-90
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #7519
Former Hot Case Number: 724
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.


Information Source(s)

NamUs
Washoe County Coroner's Office
Elko Daily News Archive

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