The King County Medical Examiner's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying cold cases of unidentified remains. Anyone with information on this case is requested to call the King County Medical Examiner's Office at 206-731-3232, ext. 1.
This decedent is a white or mixed race female, 5'1" to 5'4" in height, 30 50 years old with kinky dark brown/black hair 2-1/4" long. She was wearing maroon thermal underwear with label reading "A. E. Morgan size M 34-36 Longjohns", and black and white wool socks. A pair of white ankle length tennis shoes with aqua color piping size "USA 7-1/2" and the word "Diadora" on the sole were found near the body. The woman was wearing a "Baylor" yellow metal wrist watch found on the left wrist. A partial upper denture and metal crown on a lower molar are present.
The remains were found by a worker installing a fence on October 3, 1989 at the rear of the Honolulu Freight Service at 2326 Airport Way South, Seattle, WA 98134. The cause of death is a shotgun wound to the trunk, and the manner of death is homicide. The Seattle Police Department is the investigating agency.