Mohave County, AZ: Death investigation and asking for the public’s help in identifying unknown female.
According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death investigation / possible homicide of an unknown female who was located on north Highway 93 between Kingman, Arizona and the Hoover Dam.
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your assistance in identifying the subject described as an African/American or Biracial female, black/dark brown hair, between the ages of 13 to 17, approximately 5 ft 7 inches tall, between 105 and 130 lbs, pierced ears, no scars or tattoos were noted.
According to the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office, due to exposure and decomposition no photo was obtained.
The body was discovered on Thursday, September 28th, 2016 and estimation of exposure time was a week to 2 weeks.
Dental records were obtained and are being uploaded into the National database.
Deoxyribonucleic acid (D.N.A.) samples were obtained and are being processed for profile.
Attached are reconstruction images from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and a reconstructionist from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigations.
These images are reconstructions and may only resemble the true image.
The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating leads with the assistance of National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and agencies from Nevada and California.
At this time, the Mohave County Medical Examiner has been unable to determine cause of death.
If you have any information please contact Det. John Goodwin or the Detective Division at the Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at: 1 (928) 753-0753 ext. 4288.
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