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Case File 15UFGA

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Reconstructions of Victim

Unidentified Black Female Child

  • Discovered in the Millwood area of Ware County, Georgia on December 21, 1988
  • Cause of death is unknown. Death occurred 1-2 months before discovery.


    Vital Statistics

    • Estimated age: 3 years old
    • Approximate Height and Weight: 2'8-3'1"; 23-27 pounds.
    • Distinguishing Characteristics: Curly black hair and brown eyes.
    • Dentals: There were slight gaps between her baby teeth.
    • Clothing: The victim was wearing white pajama pants, a diaper and and a white, knit pullover shirt with a red pony emblem in the upper left chest area. She had brightly colored bows in her hair.


    Case History
    The victim's body was wrapped in a brown baby blanket. The body was placed in a gym bag, then a cement-filled metal suitcase. The suitcase was wrapped with silver duct tape, encased in a plastic sheet and hidden inside the television console nailed shut with plywood and placed at an isolated Ware County garbage dump.
    The child had been dead one to two months prior to discovery. An autopsy was inconclusive because of the decomposition of her body. Investigators also don't know if she might have been alive when sealed inside the suitcase.
    A logging truck driver who stepped into the woods to relieve himself discovered the girl's body when he became curious about an old television console laying nearby. The console broke open when he kicked it over - revealing a black metal suitcase hidden inside.


    Investigators
    If you have any information on this child's identity or the circumstances surrounding her death, please contact:
    Georgia Bureau of Investigation - Douglas
    912-389-4103

    You may remain anonymous if you wish when submitting information.

    NCIC Number:
    U-338979918
    Please refer to this number when contacting any agency regarding this case.

    Source Information:
    Georgia Bureau of Investigation
    NamUs


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