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    OR - Gervais, HispFem, 18-25, rod implanted in femur, Jan'04 - Miriam Orta Gomez

    There are a lot of rule outs for this doe! Here's her information:
    18 to 25 years old
    About 5'2" and 120 lbs.

    Well-dressed decedent, 18 to 25 year old hispanic female, found along busy I-5 corridor between Salem and Portland, Oregon. Decedent has long black hair and a 14 inch femur rod inserted into left femur from a past surgery. Extensive dental work.


    Report: https://identifyus.org/cases/full_report/5203
    Last edited by CarlK90245; 03-29-2013 at 03:46 AM.

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    The Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Salem, Oregon, is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the body of an unidentified female found near milepost 268 of the southbound Interstate 5 freeway on January 12, 2004. Evidence from the scene has caused investigators to conclude that the woman was a homicide victim. Based on the advanced degree of decomposition, it is believed that the woman probably died sometime between September and November, 2003.

    Experts have advised that the victim was most probably a Hispanic female, approximately 18 to 29 years of age. She was between 4’ 10" and 5’ 3" tall and weighed between 120 and 140 pounds, having a stocky build. She had straight black hair about eighteen inches long, which she wore in a ponytail. She was dressed in relatively expensive, fashionable clothing. She had received quality dental work which appeared to have been performed outside the United States, presumably in Mexico. Of particular note, the woman had a healing fracture of her upper left leg (femur bone) which had been repaired with a temporary titanium rod. Investigation has determined that this device was installed in Mexico. Accordingly, it is likely that the woman had been in the United States for only a relatively short period at the time of her death. Because her body was found along the southbound side of Interstate 5, her travels would have included northern Oregon and perhaps the state of Washington.


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    Nov 2015
    Rule outs, last updated May 2016:

    Ida Anderson 1937 Michigan
    Katherine Anderson 1954 Maryland
    Gloria Baird 1946 Georgia
    Lynn Bandringa 1945 California
    Phyllis Berry 1954 Texas
    Kristy Booth 1960 Texas
    La-Teasha Brooks 1982 Virginia
    Darcy Brown 1943 Ohio
    Peggy Byars-Baisden 1941 Florida
    Kimberly Carter 1965 Missouri
    Benita Chamberlin 1953 Oregon
    Jane Clement 1941 Louisiana
    Micky Colman 1973 Mississippi
    Lynn Connes 1955 California
    Cynthia Coon 1956 Michigan
    Christine Eastin 1952 California
    Yuliana Escudero 1987 Oregon
    Laura Flink 1947 Washington
    Zita Gutierrez 1955 Maryland
    Jennifer Hammond 1985 New York
    Margaret Holst 1958 Nebraska
    Peggy Houser 1962 Ohio
    Paulette Jaster 1954 Michigan
    Sandra Landrum 1957 Georgia
    Becky Marzo 1980 Wisconsin
    Maria Mauricio 1977 Arizona
    Alison Mims 1961 Arizona
    Eleanor Parker 1962 Louisiana
    Ramona Redd 1983 Maryland
    Donnis Redman 1943 California
    Anita Richardson 2008 South Carolina
    Leah Roberts 1976 Washington
    Diane Schulte 1954 Idaho
    Brenwanda Smith 1973 Pennsylvania
    Hyun Jong Song 1980 Pennsylvania
    Debra Spickler 1955 Connecticut
    Rochelle White 1951 California
    Jennifer Wyant 1958 Tennessee
    April Zane 1960 Illinois

  4. #4
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    Jun 2013

    I thought Haifaa resembled this Jane Doe.

  5. #5
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    Aug 2014
    Upper Midwest/Northern California
    Murkywaters that does look likely.

    I was going to suggest posting the info around Coos Bay & the Mexican area of Portland.

    If the decedent was undocumented unfortunately tips might be slow to come in. There are numerous immigrants to the Pac NW who don't apply for citizenship because they don't need to for their given occupations. Just mentioning this (as to why this decedent is still UID.)

  6. #6
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    Jun 2013
    I submitted Haifaa a couple months ago, the detective didn't think it was a match, and they eventually ruled her out.


    I've just noticed this Jane Doe's NamUs case file has been removed.

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    Nov 2015

  8. #8
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    Jun 2013

    Jane Doe has been identified as Miriam Orta Gomez, she last called her family in Mexico in June 2003 to let them know of her child's birth.

    Rest in peace, Miriam.

  9. #9
    Wow such bittersweet news... I wonder what happened to Miriam's baby.

  10. #10
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    Jun 2016
    Was just coming to post that Doe Network has this UID as Identified: http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/685ufor.html

    RIP Miriam.

  11. #11
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    Oct 2014
    san jose, ca
    i think they need to figure out who her baby's father was and then take a look at him.

    RIP Miriam.. I hope the baby is ok.

  12. #12
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    May 2015
    RIP Miriam
    Who was Walker County Jane Doe?

    John Doe - February 9, 1968 - Facebook Page, Websleuths Thread
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