An AZDPS officer was searching for a tire when he stumbled on a body. The body of a white female was discovered lying face in the dirt, under a tree off Interstate 40, 10 miles East of Williams, Coconino County, Arizona, in 1982. Death is believed to have occurred on or around February 1. However, since the … Continue reading Ode to Doe: Valentine Sally
October 31, 1958 the skeleton of a girl was discovered in Coconino County, Arizona. She was found on a remote hillside 10 miles southeast of the Grand Canyon where she was determined to have been deceased since 1957. The girl was estimated to be between young, approximately 11 to 14 years old at the time of her death. Her case file reads Little Miss X.
The remains of a young woman, likely in her late teens or early twenties, was found on April 25, 1984. Her body was discovered in a shallow grave near Horseshoe Lake in Palmer, Alaska. Now, if this is sounding a little familiar, that is because like 'Eklutna Annie' ( the subject of my last Ode to … Continue reading Ode to Doe : Horseshoe Harriet
Eklutna Annie was the name given to an unidentifiable women found dead on July 17, 1980. Her partially decomposed remains were discovered in a shallow grave along a series of power lines, one mile south of South Eklutna Lake Road in the village of Eklutna, Anchorage, Alaska. Estimated to have been killed one year prior to being … Continue reading Ode to Doe: Eklutna Annie
The skull, as well as several bones of a young girl were discovered on January 28, 2012 in Opelika, Alabama. The victim's remains were concealed in the woods near a trailer park. Believed to be of African heritage, examiners concluded that she was between four and seven years old and had black hair with tight … Continue reading Ode to Doe: Opelika Jane Doe
On May 29, 1998, the skeleton remains of a black male were found by fishermen in the Coosa River in Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama. He was aged between seventeen and twenty-one at the time of death, and had been 5'6" to five 5'8" tall. Forensic reconstruction of the skull was performed to aid identification, however the jawline … Continue reading Ode to Doe: Etowah County John Doe