NY NY - Mount Vernon, WhtFem 51UFNY, 18-25, Left Near Junkyard, Feb'88

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  1. Springrain

    Springrain Buckskin Girl was Marcia King

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    jessr927 Kim Raffo 2/12/71 - 11/20/06

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    Al Ka Well-Known Member

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    Wow Jess, this is really really brilliant, Thank You! (Love US accent). They even used Carl's recon and original news article from '88 which you have personally located in library, they even mentioned possible isotope testing, brilliant.

    This is great publicity for MVJD and her FB page and hopefully might help in pursuing those isotopes tests too.
    Did I mention brilliant? :)
    :rose:
     
  4. Roselvr

    Roselvr Ask me how to get your loved one in NamUs

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    Finally listened to the podcast and watched the news piece both were very well done.

    Jess, any idea how close DiMase is to getting isotopes done?
     
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    jessr927 Kim Raffo 2/12/71 - 11/20/06

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    Unfortunately, not any closer. None of the labs that perform isotope testing are NY state accredited (still!)
     
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    Roselvr Ask me how to get your loved one in NamUs

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    Even the Smithsonian?
     
  7. Moonwalker9

    Moonwalker9 Well-Known Member

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    Really sad no lab can make this test so we know wether the jane doe is indeed that woman that the agent suggests. She looks like it, but the heights differs considerably.

    I think they should create one national lab dealing with all thse cases, as well as one national cold case team dealing with everything from missing persons, do homcides to the unidentified. Would certainly make things smoother since there is no time for the police at places like Mount Vernon to deal with cold cases like this when they don't even have a cold case unit and the city got 30+ unsolved homicides since.
     
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    Alleykins Well-Known Member

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    Do you know why accreditation is necessary, by chance?
     
  9. rats

    rats Where is Justice for the Jane and John Does?

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    It's just like how you wouldn't want to go to a school that didn't have accreditation. You don't know that the work that they do is accurate, good, or ethical. You wouldn't know if it was right. It wouldn't hold up in court (or in the job interview, etc) if your school wasn't accredited because that means it didn't pass the tests needed so that people know that they did the job correctly.
     
  10. Alleykins

    Alleykins Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, rats.
    I'm just surprised the Smithsonian isn't accredited by New York, it's not like they don't have any accreditation at all and are some fly by night lab, LOL
     
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    rats Where is Justice for the Jane and John Does?

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    Honestly, I'm not sure why either. Unless they want a lab in NY for some reason?
     
  12. Armchair-reader

    Armchair-reader New Member

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    http://www.charleyproject.org/cases/l/lowe_sandra.html

    I ran across this girl while looking for another and thought she looked like a Jane Doe one of y'all had in your profile signature..so..lol I had to search by people's post to find you Jess. This girl fits the description of Mt. Vernon Jane doe. She does however come from Cali. Now Robert Ben Rhoades M.O. was to shave the pubic regions of victims and he kept them for awhile. He was a long haul trucker but I think mostly in Texas and up through Illinoise. When I read about Mt.Vernon being shaved that really stood out. Also this one is not on the rule outs.
     
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    He was in California too.
     
  14. jessr927

    jessr927 Kim Raffo 2/12/71 - 11/20/06

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    I submitted Sandra on your behalf. Unfortunately, Det. DiMase just informed me that he ruled her out based on fingerprints and dentals.

     
  15. Alleykins

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    Jessr, has there been any updates on Tina Walls? Sorry if I missed something.
    Thanks for checking on Sandra
     
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    jessr927 Kim Raffo 2/12/71 - 11/20/06

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    Thanks for reminding me! I just emailed DiMase to ask about Tina. I think it's unlikely, due to the fact that Tina appeared to have a court case a year after MVJD was found, but anything is possible (child support chased my father years after he died - even AFTER my mother sent them his death certificate!)

     
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    Alleykins Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the update.
     
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    jessr927 Kim Raffo 2/12/71 - 11/20/06

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    Det. DiMase notified me today that Tina Walls has been officially ruled out with fingerprints and dentals.
     

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