MCSO PRESS RELEASE
February 10, 2017
Mohave Silent Witness is offering up to $750 reward for information in identifying this unknown female subject and/or any suspect information. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective John Goodwin at Mohave County Sheriff’s Office at (928) 753-0753 or Silent Witness at (888) 227-8780.
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, See below for details:
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.
Due to exposure and decomposition no photo was obtained. The body was discovered on 09-28-16 and estimation of exposure time was one to two weeks. Dental records were obtained and are being uploaded into the National database. DNA samples were obtained and are being processed for profile.
Attached are reconstruction images from the Nation 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 NCMEC 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 928-753-0753 ext. 4288.
ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE ISSUED 9/29/16
DEATH INVESTIGATION – NORTH OF DOLAN SPRINGS
Mohave County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the death of a female subject located off the roadway of Highway 93 north of Dolan Springs. Early Wednesday (9/28) evening, at about 5:27 p.m., deputies responded to the scene. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the reporting party. The RP advised that he and his wife were hiking in the area when they came across a body in a ravine.
The Medical Examiner responded and conveyed the body. The deceased subject is a young African American female approximate height 5’05” between 110 to 120 pounds with dark hair. This investigation continues and autopsy results are pending.