On March 11, 2002, at roughly 1:57 p.m., the Illinois State Police responded to a grievance regarding the discovery of human skeletal stays close to mile put up 23 on Interstate 70 (eastbound) close to Collinsville, Illinois. The grievance originated from employees of the Illinois Division of Transportation who have been working within the neighborhood and found the stays.
The stays have been faraway from the scene and transported to the Madison County Morgue in Edwardsville, Illinois, the place an post-mortem was performed on March 12, 2002. The post-mortem didn’t decide a reason behind loss of life, nonetheless additional examination by forensic anthropologists revealed the next info: The skeletal stays are of a black feminine, roughly 5’1″ to five’6″ in top (5’3″ believed to essentially the most correct).
There is no such thing as a estimate of weight, and the approximate age is between 24-30 years previous. It’s believed the stays have been at this location for about 4-6 months. The skeletal stays have been virtually fully intact and clad in a pair of grey coloured Second Skins model shorts (measurement: medium) with rhinestones and a pink and white coloured examine flannel type Tommy Hilfiger button down man’s type shirt (measurement: XL). As well as, a person’s type “gold” nugget type ring with two glass stones was discovered with the stays. The ring initially held 4 stones within the setting. The ring was decided to be costume jewellery and is a measurement 7 1/4. Additionally discovered have been two bracelets. The one bracelet is a metallic hoop, roughly 3 inches in diameter, easy on one facet with a channel on the opposite facet. A hoop of black onyx beads on elastic string suits into the channel bracelet. The second bracelet is a mixture of three separate bracelets. The second bracelet has quite a few plastic beads (yellow, inexperienced, black, mauve, and brown) strung with skinny elastic string that may very well be stretched. The three separate bracelets have been gathered by a single, oval formed metallic ring with a small gap at one finish that seemed to be for the aim of hanging a attraction.
On June 18, 2002, the Illinois State Police launched pc recreation pictures of a black feminine sufferer that was initially found on March 11, 2002. The pictures mirror how the sufferer might have regarded previous to her loss of life.
Anybody with info regarding the identification of the sufferer or the circumstances surrounding her loss of life are urged to contact Illinois State Police, Zone 6 Investigations at 618/346-3782, or Crimestoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS(8477).