Bahia Honda Key, Key West, Monroe County, Florida
February 15, 1991

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Age 16 to 25 at time of incident
Hair Brown, Collar Length
Eyes Brown
Height Approximately 5'4" to 5'5"
Weight Approximately 130 to 140 pounds
Sex Female
Race White
Scars and Marks Tattoo – Left Shoulder – Heart with the word “Love” inside. , Tattoo – near Left Thumb – Cross with sun rays coming from it. , Each ear had four piercings. Left ear had two non-matching earrings, and the right ear had four non-matching earrings.


The victim wore a blue/purple/red striped knitted “Forenza” cardigan sweater, Big Yank knee length denim shorts, “Click” black moccasin booties, size 6 ½ B, “Times” watch silver band.


On Friday, February 15, 1991, the remains of a Caucasian female approximately 16-25 years old were found in the woods near “Horseshoe” recreation area, located south of the Bahia Honda Channel Bridge, on West Summerland Key, Florida. The victim was seen hitchhiking on US 1, at mile marker 17, on Big Coppitt Key the day before.  The victim was sexually assaulted and murdered. 


It is suspected the victim was not from this area due to her clothing and lack of tan lines.  An autopsy report surmised the victim may have carried a baby to full term.  Additionally, she suffered from ovarian and fallopian tube cysts, adhesions to uterus, and chronic pelvic inflammation.  Due to expected abdominal pain she may have sought medical attention.  For additional information and photographs regarding this victim, refer to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons Systems (NamUs) database case report number UP6182.


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