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  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2012

    AZ - Julie Grubaugh, 25, Phoenix, 2 Nov 1986

    Julie Grubaugh

    A local family was notified that the remains of this woman, Julie Grubaugh, were finally identified.


    Appended by Mod:

    Below is the DoeNetwork casefile for the formerly unidentified remains ID'd as Julie Grubaugh:


    The Doe Network:
    Hot Case 2253

    Unidentified White Female

    The victim was discovered on April 18, 1988 in Arizona City, Pinal County, Arizona.
    Estimated Date of Death: 1986 to 1987.
    State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only.
    Cause and Manner of Death: Unknown.

    Vital Statistics

    Estimated Age: 25-35 years old.
    Approximate Height and Weight: 4'10" to 5'3" and unknown weight.
    Distinguishing Characteristics: Light to medium brown hair, 4" in length.
    Unknown eye color.
    Clothing: Unknown.
    Dentals: X-rays and photographs are available. Teeth #3, 4, 9, 12, 13, 17
    and 19 exhibit postmortem fractures and fragmented loss; the remainder of postmortem
    loss is open socket.
    DNA: Not available. 1988: Case file does not contain documentation of bone
    samples retained for DNA analysis.
    Fingerprints: Not available due to skeletonization and missing elements.
    Other: Missing skeletal elements: L2 through L5 vertebrae, both innominates,
    R femur and patella, 5 cm of the distal R fibula, the majority of hand bones, phalanges
    of the feet.

    Case History
    The victim's skeletal remains were found in the desert in the vicinity of South Lamb Road and West Hauser Road
    in Arizona City, Arizona, on April 18, 1988.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Fairfield, Nelson Co, Ky USA
    Thought I'd put this up before it's gone. These are some of the details from her Charley page.

    Last seen in Phoenix AZ 11/2/1986
    She lived with ex-husband in wrecking yard on 51st Ave.
    Worked at J's Coffee Shop on Central Ave.
    Ex-husband claims to have dropped her off at [U]Greyhound station on Washington St.

    Last edited by bflocket; 11-21-2013 at 01:27 PM.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Fairfield, Nelson Co, Ky USA
    Here is a more detailed story:

    Her remains were found a 1-yrs later in a "wilderness" (desert) area in Pinal County (AZ).

    Here is Doe link while it is still available:

    "skeletal remains were found in the desert in the vicinity of South Lamb Road and West Hauser Road in Arizona City, Arizona, on April 18, 1988"

    I wish I knew how to save this stuff before it is taken away (i.e. deleted from MP/UID sites after resolution).

    Could anyone that knows how to do that add it to this thread?
    After they've been "resolved," no one knows any characteristics of their fate (as far as missing/UID cases).

    Whether a real resolution or not.... Someone should be privy to old info, whether accurate or not.
    Last edited by bflocket; 11-21-2013 at 01:39 PM.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    western PA, USA
    May Julie Rest in Peace and may the person responsible be brought to justice.

    Julie is said to have long hair at the time of her disappearance but the UID only had four-inches of hair. I'm not sure how significant this is, but some possible explanations:

    She cut her hair after moving to Arizona and her family was unaware of this when they described her for the MP report.
    She cut her hair after her disappearance.
    The person responsible for her disappearance cut her hair for some reason.
    Last edited by tatertot; 04-05-2014 at 08:32 AM.

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