The Doe Network:
Case File 598UFCA
Unidentified White Female
The victim was discovered on June 17, 1973 in San Diego Bay, San Diego County, California
Estimated Date of Death: Recent
Estimated age: 20-40 years old
Approximate Height and Weight: 5'1"; 150 lbs.
Distinguishing Characteristics: Possibly of Portuguese or Italian descent. Black, medium length hair; brown eyes. Well kept nails.
Distinguishing Marks: There was a ˝“ birthmark on her left outer thigh, similar to a mole. There were also two smallpox-type vaccination marks on her right shoulder and possibly a small round scar on her left cheek.
Dentals: Perfect teeth.
On June 13, 1973 San Diego police discovered the body of a young woman underneath the pier at the foot of Laurel Street.
The woman’s body had been dismembered and placed into an orange suitcase and several green plastic garbage bags.
The woman was never identified, nor was the perpetrator, and the motive behind her death remains a mystery.
Although the woman’s remains were found in San Diego, investigators at the time thought she might have been from the Los Angeles area.
If you have any information about this case please contact:
San Diego Police Department
Cold Case Team
You may remain anonymous when submitting information.
Agency Case Number:
San Diego Police Department
Antoinette Diane Marino
Missing since around June 1, 1972 from Lynwood, Los Angeles County, California
Classification: Endangered Missing
Date Of Birth: October 18, 1942
Age at Time of Disappearance: 29 years old
Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'2"; 100-120 lbs.
Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown hair; brown eyes.
Dentals: Not Available
Fingerprints: Not Available
Medical: Toni had a drug and alcohol problem at the time of her disappearance.
AKA: Toni; Jennifer D. Ruff; Carol Volt.
She also used the last names of Basta and Biral interchanged with the first names of Antoinette, Toni, Diane, Jennifer and Carol.
Circumstances of Disappearance
Marino was last seen at her father and stepmother's home in Lynwood California on June 1, 1972 and was never seen or heard from again.
She was known to frequent bars in the N. Hollywood area. She spent some time in Salinas, CA and in the Big Sur area of California in the late 1960's.
Toni had a drug and alcohol problem, but still kept in contact with her family on a regular basis. That contact abruptly stopped in 1972 and she was never seen or heard from again.
Coroner's offices in Los Angeles and surrounding counties have been checked for Jane Does, but there have been no hits.
There has been no activity on her social security number. Foul play is suspected.
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Long Beach Police Department
Agency Case Number: 05-0028005
NCIC Number: M-844832083
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
The Doe Network
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