Unidentified Female
1976 Homicide Victim

On September 12, 1976, the body of a Caucasian female was located in the5600-block of Dogwood Road in the Precinct 2/Woodlawn area of Baltimore County, a short distancefrom the Lorraine Park Cemetery. The victim died as a result of asphyxia and her death was ruled ahomicide.

She is believed to have been in her late teens to mid 20s, approximately 5' 8tall and weighed 159 pounds. She had shoulder-length brown hair, brown eyes, a 1 1/2 scar on herleft thigh and a rough (not professionally done) tattoo of letters that appear to be J.P. onher upper right arm. When discovered, she was wearing a white/beige pullover short sleeve top,beige/yellow Levi jeans, a white bra, brown colored shoes, a rawhide string necklace with a smallround blue object affixed.

Since her discovery, detectives from the Baltimore County Police Departmenthave launched an extensive investigation in an effort to locate the person or persons responsiblefor her murder. In addition, nationwide missing person/fingerprint searches have beenconducted in an effort to identify the victim. The attempt to find her killer(s) and all effortsconducted to positively identify her have been unsuccessful.

Reward Offered

Anyone with information regarding this case is urged to contact the HomicideUnit's Unsolved Case Squad at 410-887-3943 or Communications Team at 410-307-2020.

Callers may remain anonymous and can also contact Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7-LOCKUP (1-866-756-2587)to be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000. To text a message to Metro Crime Stoppers, sendto CRIMES (274637), then enter the message starting with MCS.

Information concerning the case is also available on the Doe Network's website at www.doenetwork.org, case number279UFMD.

Revised March 6, 2015


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