Case :



Gender : Female
Date Of Discovery : May 27, 1978
Location Of Discovery : Windsor, Ontario
Death Interval (estimate) : Couple of days to a couple of weeks
Race : Black
Age : 20 – 35
Height (estimate) : 163 cm (5’4”)
Weight (estimate) : 70 kg (155 lbs)
Hair Colour : Black – tied in a bun
Eye Colour : Brown


Dental Information :

Upper jaw – missing left canine tooth
Fillings – several amalgam restorations

Lower jaw – lower left canine tooth deeply impacted
Molars – missing some molars

Medical Information :

Implanted intrauterine device (IUD)

Notable Identifiers :

Build – well-nourished

Clothing/Jewelry :

Jacket – blue, wool, ‘Picato’ brand
Shirt – floral and green square pattern, long-sleeved, button front shirt, ‘Lennington California’ brand

Pants – blue jeans, ‘Calvin Klein’ brand

Belt – gold metallic belt
Underwear – white nylon

Footwear – ‘Brown, ‘Gloveables’ brand shoes, wedge heel
Socks – cotton ankle socks, red and yellow in colour, elasticized

Other Personal Items :

Earrings – large hoop earrings
Necklace – gold coloured necklace with a cross pendant

Bracelet – aluminum and stainless steel

Additional Information :

This unidentified female was found in the Detroit River near the shore of Fighting Island.  She was located approximately 305 metres (1000 feet) from the west shore of the island.

Fighting Island is located in the Detroit River, Sandwich West Township, Lasalle, Ontario

Contact :

Ontario Provincial Police
Additional Details and Contacts

Case Reference : ONCMPUR 20130010 – NCMPUR 2016065655
Source Links :

National Centre for Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains

Last Modified :
January 4, 2023