Unidentified Black Female Found May 12, 2004 in Hanover Twp, Washington County
Vital Statistics Race/Ethnicity: believed to be black or mixed race Estimated Age: 23 to 35 years old (believed to be likely in her mid-30s) Estimated Height: 5'8" to 5'10" Estimated Weight: medium build Dentals: Available Clothing:Levi 912 jeans, medium length, size 9 slim; Klueless black halter top (manufactured in Israel and not distributed in the United States until 2001); Ralph Lauren thong underwear; a 3-mm gold herringbone necklace. State of Remains: skeletal Estimated Time of Death: at least 6 to 8 months and possibly much longer.
Case Details On Wednesday, May 12, 2004 a mushroom hunter stumbled upon the skeletal remains of a woman. The remains were located about 150 feet off of Whippoorwill Road, which is just off Paris-Colliers Road and Steubenville Pike. The location is only about a quarter of a mile from the West Virginia state line. It is also less than 10 miles from the First Niagra Pavilion (formerly known as the Post-Gazette Pavilion and the Coca-Cola Starlake Amphitheatre).
Over the years, law enforcement has looked into many possible matches for the woman, but she remains unidentified.
If you have any information about this case, please contact:
Pennsylvania State Police Troop B - Pittsburgh 412-787-2000 or Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers 1-800-4PA-TIPS
Sources Pennsylvania State Police Doe Network PA Crimestoppers The Observer-Reporter WTOE KDKA WTAE WPXI Mercyhurst College Forensic Unit (front view sketch) NamUs (side view sketch)