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    NY - Yonkers, WhtFem 1216UFNY, 30-35, butterfly tattoo, 2 C-sections, Jun'92

    Case File: 1216UFNY
    http://doenetwork.org/cases/1216ufny.html


    Unidentified Female
    • Date of Discovery: June 27, 1992
    • Location of Discovery: Yonkers, Westchester County, New York
    • Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
    • State of Remains: Unknown
    • Cause of Death: Homicide


    Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

    • Estimated Age: 30-35 years old
    • Race: White
    • Gender: Female
    • Height: 5'7"
    • Weight: 115 lbs.


    Distinguishing Marks/Features: Tattoo of a butterfly on her right shoulder. Two Cesarean section scars.

    Dentals: Unknown
    Fingerprints: Unknown
    DNA: Unknown

    Case History

    The victim's dismembered body was found in a trash bin at a small shopping center about a block from the New York Thruway. Both her arms and one leg had been removed.

    She is one of five victims of Robert Shulman. Three of the victims were identified, while another, remains unidentified.
    http://doenetwork.org/cases/1215ufny.html
    http://www.websleuths.com/forums/sho...-Adrian-Dec-94

    Shulman, a 42-year-old postal worker, would pick up prostitutes, get high on crack, have sex, and then bludgeon and dismember his victims. He would then dispose of their body parts in garbage bins throughout Long Island and Yonkers. He was active from 1991 to 1995. He was originally sentenced to death, but his sentence was later changed to life without parole. He died in prison in 2006.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

    Agency Name: Suffolk County Police Department
    Agency Contact Person: N/A
    Agency Phone Number: 914-377-7725



    http://www.lohud.com/story/news/crim...ller/28353213/

    Police think the unidentified woman was white or possibly Hispanic, in her late 20s or early 30s. She had dark hair. She had this tattoo of a green butterfly on her right rear shoulder. Most of her dismembered body was found in a trash bin behind a pizzeria (I Luv New York Pizza parlor at 1288 Midland Ave) in 1992.



    The woman's arms and part of one leg were severed and never located — making it impossible for investigators to check her fingerprints.

    Yonkers police ask anyone who thinks they might know the identity of serial killer Robert Shulman's victim who was found in Yonkers to contact them at 914-377-7900


    1995 news - comments in brackets added by me
    http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/...ticle-1.702864
    Victims were white, with dark hair, about 5-feet-3. They ranged in weight from 115 to 135 pounds, police said. Investigators could not determine if the victims had been sexually assaulted (as per his testimony oral sex was performed). Each was found nude. Police believe the women, who have not been identified, may have been transient prostitutes (it is confirmed they were) because a nationwide check of missing persons turned up no clues and no one has reported them missing. The women apparently were killed elsewhere (at his home on Long Island) and their bodies dumped.

    The first victim (second) was discovered by a pizza worker behind a Yonkers pizzeria June 27, 1992. The victim, found in a plastic garbage bag, had a gaping hole in the back of the head from an ax-like weapon. Her arms were cut off from the shoulders, and her right leg had been severed. She had a tattoo of a butterfly on her left (correct is right) shoulder. Tests determined she had two Caesarean sections and smoked heavily. Yonkers cops linked the case to Long Island because they found a Suffolk edition of Newsday nearby.


    Informative court article about Shulman victims, his practices and how police caught him
    http://www.courts.state.ny.us/Report...2005_07827.htm
    From his conversations with several prostitutes, Detective White learned that a white male who drove a blue Cadillac frequently solicited them along Jamaica Avenue. This man took the women not to a motel, but to a residence in Nassau County. He lived in a room in the rear of the first floor, which was entered from the back through a screened-in porch. He would ask the women to strip and "cook" his powdered cocaine into crack, using baking soda and water.
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    When I saw this Butterfly Jane Doe Doenet profile I was just striked by sadness of the case and of so many unknowns listed even though she was found relatively fast (hours, days?). However, someone was kind enough to make Doe net profile for her, and I think all effort counts. There is no police case number for her listed there (hopefully she has one), there is no Namus profile for her either as far as I can see. I have seen article mentioning that Yonkers police have released composite sketch of her in 1995, but so far I have not been able to locate it.

    There are two children somewhere wondering about their mum.

    More details on serial killer Robert Yale Shulman http://murderpedia.org/male.S/s/shulman-robert-yale.htm
    Last edited by Al Ka; 03-26-2016 at 09:51 AM.

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    May want to check on some of these. It's probable she may have been reported missing after she was murdered.

    https://lostandfound.revealnews.org/...12%2F31%2F1992

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    Thank you for posting, Al Ka. I was in touch with Yonkers Det. Geiss about this case a few weeks ago, and he is working on getting her into NamUs.

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    Such a sad story. I hope we can find her people so she can go home at last.
    Opinions expressed are strictly my own (who else would they belong to???)

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    Quote Originally Posted by carbuff View Post
    Such a sad story. I hope we can find her people so she can go home at last.
    If anyone can get it done, it's Det. Geiss. Everything he touches turns to gold! The Francisco Acevedo case, and several others.

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    Is there anything in particular s/he'd like us to research?
    Opinions expressed are strictly my own (who else would they belong to???)

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    UPDATE: Det. Geiss is meeting with the lab this week to enter Yonkers Jane Doe into NamUs.

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    Received this email from Det. Geiss! Yonkers JD is being entered into NamUs!Capture.JPG

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    Yesss! I know you've been wanting this for a while, Jess. Just one step closer to an ID!


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    Yonkers Jane is in NamUs! Warning for postmortem pic at link:

    https://identifyus.org/en/cases/15480

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    Additional info entered in NamUs:

    Pre-40 years old
    Height still listed at 5'6", but her weight is now listed at 140 lbs instead of 115 lbs (which was what Doe Network has)
    Dark brown hair, hazel eyes
    Pubic hair present
    Pierced ears

    Found with light blue short sleeved denim jacket and white bra, size 32A

    The toes on her left foot were painted bright red. Her right leg and both arms were not found.

    Vertical scar on lower abdomen
    Transverse scar in supra pubic region
    Scar on midportion of thigh

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    She looks Italian-American to me.
    Also, it looks as though something is written in the blue band going around the middle of her tattoo. I emailed Det. Geiss to see if he knows what it says (or if my eyes are just bad). ETA: He said the tattoo was too faded to make out the writing.
    Last edited by jessr927; 08-11-2016 at 03:01 PM.

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    I wonder if they have looked into Katrina McVeigh. She looks similar and was involved in prostitution at the time of her disappearance (about 6 weeks before this woman was found).

    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/...h_katrina.html

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    Katrina was a little young (27 as opposed to 30-40) and a little short (5'1" as opposed to 5'6") but I do see a facial similarity. I wish she was in NamUs.


    Quote Originally Posted by mmtp777 View Post
    I wonder if they have looked into Katrina McVeigh. She looks similar and was involved in prostitution at the time of her disappearance (about 6 weeks before this woman was found).

    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/...h_katrina.html

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