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Case File: 457UFCA

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Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: March 14, 1968
  • Location of Discovery: Huntington Beach, Orange County, California
  • Estimated Date of Death: Less than 24 hours prior
  • State of Remains: Recognizable face
  • Cause of Death: Homicide
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 20-30 years old
  • Race: White or Hispanic
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: 5'2"
  • Weight: 130 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Dark brown, shoulder length.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Medium build, well-nourished, and well-developed. Pierced ears. Blood type O Negative.
  • Dentals: Available. Teeth in poor condition with several caries and no restorations. Missing several back upper and lower teeth. Her front teeth were somewhat crooked.
  • Fingerprints: Available.
  • DNA: Not available.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: Black flat loafers, black three-quarter length imitation leather coat, purple capri pants, and a white floral long-sleeved blouse.
  • Jewelry: Silver ring with a light blue square stone worn on her left ring finger.
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    The victim was located in an empty field near Yorktown Avenue and Newland Street in Huntington Beach.

    Police theorize that she got in a car with a man somewhere locally and the pair drove to a large field used for farming. The man parked the car and the pair talked while the man smoked, dropping a cigarette butt onto the dirt. Then he decided to rape her, and when she resisted, he punched her in the face.

    After the attack, the victim was pulled from the car and her throat slit. She was dragged to a nearby drainage ditch and abandoned around midnight.

    Investigating Agency(s)
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  • Agency Name: Orange County Sheriff-Coroner's Department
  • Agency Contact Person: Scott Hayes
  • Agency Phone Number: 714-647-7400 or 7411

  • Agency Case Number: 68-00745-C
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #7694
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Orange County Sheriff's Department

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    Added: 5/9/10; Last Updated: 6/20/15 - By: DD / Unidentified Persons Coordinator

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