Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office & Spokane Police Department Partner with Othram to Identify 1980 John Doe
After 43 years, a Spokane, WA homicide victim is identified as 56-year-old Donald Pearson.
After 43 years, a Spokane, WA homicide victim is identified as 56-year-old Donald Pearson.
More than two decades later, a female homicide victim remains unidentified, even though her killer has been identified.
After more than 40 years, a possible victim of serial killer Billy Mansfield remains unidentified.
Isabel Sanchez Bernal was murdered and left in a shallow grave in Mammoth Lakes, but after 17 years she was identified and her killer was brought to justice
Last seen in 1995, this unknown homicide victim is now identified as 31-year-old John Douglas Rollins Jr.
Missing since 1981, Alice Lou Williams is now known to be "Beckler River Jane Doe", whose remains were found in 2009
The remains of an unidentified woman found in a remote area near Newport, Washington are now identified as Mildred (Allison) Hubertz from St. Ignatius, Montana.
After four decades, Milwaukee Jane Doe's identity has remained a mystery
After four decades, the victim of a 1981 cold case homicide has finally been identified as 33-year-old Fred James Grow, better known to his family and friends as “Jamie”
The unidentified woman is now identified as 29-year-old Daisy Mae Tallman, reported missing in 1987.
More than four decades have passed since an unidentified skull was found inside of a bread box in a Lena, Wisconsin landfill
Thirty years later, investigators are still working to identify a woman whose remains were found in Jackson County, Missouri
Stacy was unidentified for more than three decades after her murder, but in 2022 genetic genealogy revealed her identity as well as her murderer's identity.
After 33 years, Rising Fawn Jane Doe has been identified as Stacy Lyn Chahorski of Michigan
After more than four decades, Spencer Island John Doe is now known to be Gary Lee Haynie, who was about 29 years old when he went missing.
More than 15 years after she vanished, advanced DNA testing is being used to re-examine evidence in the Brianna Maitland disappearance
The remains of an unknown man found in Golden Valley, Arizona are now identified as 56-year-old Brian Crain.
The woman, now identified as Melissa “Missy” Ann Poitra, had been missing since 2005
Almost three decades after her discovery, investigators are still working to identify a young woman found in Fulton County
The unidentified woman, found near a tramway in 1974, is now known to be Charlotte Roberta Henry, born January 4, 1939, in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Darren Roy Marchand as the suspected perpetrator in the brutal murder of a 14-year-old Las Vegas teen
Human remains found in 2018 near Meridian have now been identified as Navy Vet David E. Reed
After more than three decades, advanced DNA testing finally revealed that Stafford County John Doe was Virginia teen, Timothy Alan Mangum
An unidentified man found near the Palisades Reservoir in 2002 is now identified as Kyle Martin
An unknown man, found in 1995, was unidentified for decades until advanced DNA testing revealed his identity
Partial remains of a young girl, found in Oneida County, Idaho in 1986, are now known to belong to 15-year-old Patricia Campbell
Linda Jean McClure, 26, of Indiana, Pennsylvania, has now been identified as the passenger in a tractor-trailer that crashed in Stoneycreek Township in 1987.
The homicide victim, now identified as Donald Rindahl, was found in 2003 during an excavation in Southeast Minnesota
The "Lady in the Fridge" is now known to be Amanda Lynn Schumann Deza, who was likely 29 years old when she was murdered.
Mostly Harmless has been identified as Vance Rodriguez, formerly of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
After 33 years, Linda Bennett has been identified as the 1988 homicide victim previously known as Owen County Jane Doe
After three decades, investigators have now identified the homicide victim as Christine Belusko, originally from Clifton, New Jersey.
The young man was found by divers, shortly after the discovery of the Alisha Ann Heinrich, previously known as Mississippi Delta Dawn
After 35 years, a man found deceased in a Denver, Colorado apartment remains unidentified
More than four decades later, investigators are still working to identify the remains of a woman found in West Haven, Connecticut in 1979
After 62 years, "Little Miss Nobody" is now confirmed to be 4-year-old Sharon Lee Gallegos
An older man found in the water reservoir in 2016 had no identification or clues to his identity
In 2005, a female infant was found by a university dumpster and to date, she has never been identified
After 25 years, Humboldt County John Doe has been identified as Jeffery Todd Sydow, born in 1963.
An infant baby girl found in Warren, Michigan has been unidentified for more than 20 years
The unknown woman found is the rubble is now identified as Marie R. O’Brien, of Aurora, Illinois.
The young woman, unidentified for 40 years, is now known to be Brenda Sue Black
The young man, murdered almost a half-century ago and unidentified until now, was an Army veteran who had been stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina
A male infant found in Larksville, PA has been unidentified for more than 40 years
Donna Kay Griffin has been identified after being found near Route 33, three decades ago
The unknown homicide victim, now known to be Gordon Edwin Sanderson of Edmonton, was unidentified for over 40 years
After 44 years, advanced DNA testing has helped identify Alma Jones’ killer
After 20 years, homicide victim Richard Wayne Guarro has been identified and an investigation into his death is in progress
Investigators are working to identify a man whose remains were found in a grassy area in Middlesex County, Connecticut
The exhumed skeletal remains of an approximately one-year old child found in a cardboard box to be identified using advanced DNA technology
Unidentified for more than four decades, the unidentified woman from Granby, Massachusetts is now known to be Patricia Ann Tucker, born July 28, 1950.
The young woman, now identified as Clara Birdlong, is a likely victim of serial killer Samuel Little
An unidentified man found near a farm in Missouri in 1984 is now identified as Jack Langeneckert from St. Louis.
An unidentified woman, found below the Perrine Bridge in 2014, has now been identified as Cynthia Gunnerson
The remains of a young man found in December 2021 are to be identified using advanced DNA testing and forensic genetic genealogy.
After 32 years, the victim of a 1990 cold case homicide has finally been identified as 28-year-old Donna Sue Nelton
Othaniel Philip Ames, previously known as Stilly John Doe, was born in 1898 and died in 1980, but was unidentified for more than 40 years after his death.
After more than four decades, Long Beach John Doe is now known to be Kenneth Nevada Williams, a 15-year-old who had run away from his home in the City of La Puente in 1978
After more than four decades, and attempts by several DNA testing labs, Ralph Tufano has been successfully been identified.
Othram's DNA testing platform was used to identify Anderson Bolls, found without identification in 2020
After 25 years, Kenneth Stough Jr. has been arrested for the murder of Terrence Paquette
After nearly a half century, the unknown man, found in a wooded area near Channahon, has been identified as Army vet Donald M. Rozek of Harvey, Illinois
After a decade, Lincoln Police investigators have now identified the unknown woman as Jean Turner Ponders of Roswell, Georgia
David Jon Milek, found in the Welcome Creek Wilderness, is now identified after a decade
More than four decades later, investigators are still working to identify an infant girl whose body was found in the Truckee River in Sierra County, California.
Robert Waters, 53, of South Carolina has been identified as the prime suspect in the 1988 murder of 19-year-old Cathy Swartz of Three Rivers, Michigan.
After 53 years, the remains of a man found in the Little Sandy area, north of San Bernardino, has been identified as 57-year-old James Hollowell Harvey.
The unidentified woman is now identified as Patricia Anna Anderson born on November 27th, 1960.
The unidentified woman, found in 1991 in the open desert, was unidentified for 31 years.
Since 1984, the identity of a woman found off Interstate 65 near Bowling Green has remained a mystery
A young man killed by a train in 1995 has finally been identified as Michael Kirov
A woman who went missing from a Clackamas County, OR home for the aging in 1976 has been identified as Illya “Ella” Wilkins, born July 30, 1887.
Unidentified since her discovery in 1990, the young female homicide victim is now known to be 19-year-old Judy Manzaneras of Salt Lake City.
Twenty-nine years later, investigators continue their efforts to identify a woman whose skull was found in the Fairfield County town of Darien, Connecticut
After nearly four decades, James Frederick Wilson has been arrested for the sex assault and attempted murder of a woman
Unidentified for 44 years, Beth Doe is now known to be Evelyn Colon and her identification has led to the arrest of her killer
Arthur Winters died in a house fire in 2018 but was unidentified for more than four years until advanced DNA testing helped restore his name.
The young man, who had died only a few hours before he was found, has remained unidentified for over three decades
Thirty years later, the male homicide victim has positively been identified as 26-year-old Etus Thomas “ET” Romero.
First found in 1994, Hancock County Jane Doe has been identified as 34-year-old Doreen M. Tiedman, missing from Cleveland, Ohio
For nearly two decades, an unknown man, likely hit by a car, has remained unidentified
Cowlitz County John Doe is now known to be 22-year-old Jade David Feigert, from Columbia County, Oregon.
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Glen Samuel McCurley, Jr. as the perpetrator in the brutal murder of a 17-year-old Texas cheerleader
Spokane Police and investigators with the Medical Examiner's Office have solved mystery of Millie Doe's identity after 40 years.
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Eddie George Snowden as the suspected perpetrator in the 1992 and 1994 brutal murders of two Las Vegas women.
Marlene Standridge disappeared in the early 1970s, only to be identified as a homicide victim 40+ years later
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Clayton Foreman as the suspect in the brutal murder of a 31-year-old school teacher
A female infant found in 2019 has now been identified and a suspect in the case has been arrested.
The unidentified man was discovered last year, in a shallow grave, near McCollum Park
The homicide victim, discovered in 2019, is now identified as George Seitz who was missing since 1976
After 36 years, Detective Landgraf and Detective Nyce identified Michael Ruff Wigley as the prime suspect in Donna's rape and murder.
After four decades, an unidentified homicide victim is now known to be Everette Guy Travis of Blytheville, Arkansas
After three years of investigative effort, the young man found on the beach was confirmed to be 24-year old Calvin Mbwambo, an exchange student from Tanzania.
The unknown man is now known to be Michael Len West, born on Mar 1, 1959 in Wichita, Texas
Detectives hope that identifying the murder victim may uncover clues as to who may have been involved in his death
After a quarter century, "Christmas Tree Lady" Jane Doe has been identified as Joyce Marilyn Meyer Sommers
An unidentified male victim of a home fire in Atlanta is now known to be 59-year-old Zachary Wells
Twenty-four years later, investigators are still working to identify a man whose remains were found in Middlesex County, Connecticut
The unidentified man was found in an wooded area near the Escatawpa River
The unknown man, found in an apartment parking lot in Lexington, Kentucky, has now been identified as 40-year-old Jimmy Lawrence Medlock.
Investigators have worked for eight years to identify a man found by the Lake Erie break wall
An unknown man found in the Gulf Coast city of D’Iberville has now been identified
A female victim, found after a house fire, has been identified as 85-year-old Lola Thomas from Atlanta, Georgia
Over two decades later, investigators are still working to identify a man found by a creek in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
The suspect in the rape and murder of Mary Mathis Davis has been identified as Russell Grant Wood of Lexington, North Carolina, however he died in 2013, and will therefore not be indicted.
After first finding her remains in 2012, investigators have now identified Opelika Jane Doe as 6-year-old homicide victim Amore Joveah Wiggins.
More than three decades later, the identity of a man found by hunters in rural North Carolina remains a mystery
The unidentified homicide victim, unknown for almost a decade, is now known to be 38-year old Steven Gabbard of Louisville, Kentucky
Human remains found near a tank battery in 2019 in Gardendale, Texas have been identified as Timothy Daniel Gomez
After 28 years, CMPD’s Crime Lab and Cold Case Unit has identified the suspect as James Wayne Ingersoll, born November 6, 1972.
Clallam County Sheriff's Office Detectives have determined that the unknown woman is 68-year-old Jerilyn L. Smith, who was reported missing on January 7, 2018.
The homicide victim, Theodore Frederick Kampf, was an American citizen from New Jersey, traveling in Yukon in 1981
The skeletal remains of a teenager found in a cardboard box on a Georgia highway are to be identified using advanced DNA technology
Using advanced DNA testing and forensic genetic genealogy, the persons responsible for the 2018 murder of a father and his son have been identified.
A child whose skeletal remains were found nearly four decades ago in Campbell County has been identified as 15-year-old Tracy Sue Walker.
Investigators have identified the young pregnant woman, found in 1988, as Lisa Todd.
Decades later, 56-year old Jason Follette of Gouldsboro is identified as the suspect in multiple 1990s assaults, marking the first sex assault case solved in Maine with Forensic Genetic Genealogy
Advanced DNA testing has revealed 53-year-old David Rojas as the suspect in Mary's assault and murder
After 45 years, Marysville Landfill Doe is now identified as Blaine Has Tricks, who was born on May 31, 1939 and was 38 years old when he went missing in Seattle.
Advanced DNA testing and forensic genetic genealogy revealed that the remains found in 2021 were displaced by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
The murder victim, found in a shipping canal in Lockport, Illinois in 1980, is now known to be 29-year-old Webster Fisher.
After 27 years, the murdered infant found on the University of Georgia campus, has been identified.
Unidentified for decades, investigators hope advanced DNA testing can identify Vernon County John Doe
Investigators are looking to identify a skull found along the banks of the Neosho River
Grace Doe, now identified as Shawna Beth Garber, was McDonald County's only unsolved unidentified persons case for 30 years
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Douglas Keith Krohne as the suspect in the murder of Patricia Barnes
After more than four decades, advanced DNA testing finally revealed that Bethlehem John Doe was in fact, Franklin D. Feldman
Sherman County John Doe is now known to be David West Jr. from Gilliam County, Oregon.
Joseph George Sutherland, 61, of Moosonee, has been arrested for the 1983 assaults and murders of Susan Tice and Erin Gilmour
The homicide victim, found in 1989 on Fire Island, west of Anchorage, has been unidentified for 32 years
In 1966, a young woman drowned in the Ropers Motel pool in Pecos, Texas and more than 50 years later she has been identified as Jolaine Hemmy
The unknown man found in Gateway, Colorado is now known to be 48-year old Larry Dean Watts, who went missing in 1997
Skeletal remains found in 2004 are now known to be Rogers "Roger" Lee Ellis, missing in 1976 from Wisconsin Rapids.
More than thirty-two years later, Mississippi's 1989 Lincoln County Jane Doe, a homicide victim, has been identified as Melinda Lou Barnhouse of Maryland.
Over three decades later, investigators are still working to identify a man whose skeletal remains were found in New Haven County, Connecticut
After 47 years, the suspect in the murder and sexual assault of 16-year-old Carol Klaber has been identified.
The yet-to-be-identified drowned infant was found in 2020
Over four decades later, investigators are still working to identify a woman found alongside U.S. Highway 290 near Elgin, Texas
The unknown man is now known to be 27-year-old Mr. Xin Rong, a PhD student at University of Michigan
Investigators are working to identify a woman whose remains were found in Delaware County, Pennsylvania
A public-private partnership between the Southeast Missouri State University's Anthropology Department and Othram helped identify an unknown man found in Troy, Missouri in 2006
A murdered young woman, who was found dismembered in the trunk of a car, has finally been identified as 44-year-old Anne L. Papalardo-Blake of New York City.
An infant baby girl found in Dixie County, FL has been unidentified for more than three decades
Burned skeletal remains found in 2018 have now been identified as Juanita Diane Roxy Coleman, who had been missing since 2016
Years later, the Missouri infant found in an abandoned backpack was identified as Samone J. Daniels
After 45 years, the Rankin County Coroner's Office has identified the female homicide victim as Tonya Lea Wills Mullins, born May 12, 1956, in Potter, Texas.
The young man found by the lake has now been identified as Alberta native Nathan Eugene Hine
Skeletal remains recovered in 1984 near the Powell Ranger Station in Idaho have been confirmed as Roger Brian Bennett, who went missing shortly after his discharge from the U.S. Air Force in 1982
More than three decades have passed since the skeletal remains of an unidentified man were discovered near a Kansas City, Missouri railroad.
After more than two decades, Lucas Alonso has been arrested for 2000 murder of Linda Fields.
The unknown person is now known to be 57-year old Janet Robinson from Mississippi
In a matter of weeks, investigators positively identified a North Dakota man found in October 2022 as 63-year-old, Manly Bacon.
Found in 2020, in a shallow grave, the young man is unidentified and there are few clues to his identity
After 25 years, an unidentified California murder victim has been identified as 22-year-old Eric Cupo.
The unknown man is now identified as Richard Thomas Alt, who was 31 years old when he was reported missing to the Trenton Police Department in early 1985
Pulled from the Snohomish River, Steven Lee Knox was unidentified for over 40 years
14-year old Sherri Ann Jarvis was found hours after being sexually assaulted and murdered in 1980, but it took decades to restore her identity
Sharon Kay Abbott Lane was last seen in 1987, but her remains were not found until 1993 and she was not identified until 2022
Homicide victim Boone County Jane Doe, found almost 30 years ago, is now known to be 17-year-old Margaret Ann Sniegowski Jr. from Toledo, Ohio
Thirty-seven years later, investigators are still working to identify a woman whose charred remains were discovered adjacent to a highway in Fairfield County, Connecticut
The unidentified woman is now identified as Amanda Newcomb, born on October 31, 1978, in Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee.
Almost twenty-two years later, investigators are working to identify a man whose remains were found in Poinsett County, Arkansas
The young woman, original found by hunters in 1991, was identified after 30 years as Kimberly Ann Funk
After more than three decades, the unidentified woman is now known to be Mary Anga Cowan, from Seminole County, Florida
The mysterious fugitive, who has been unidentified for 90 years, shot a constable and led the RCMP on a seven-week manhunt
After 22 years, a female homicide victim, found near a drainage ditch in McLean has been identified as Patricia Agnes Gildawie, missing since 1975.
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Johnny Peterson as the suspected perpetrator in the brutal murder of a 16-year-old Las Vegas teen
A murdered young man, found in 1982, has finally been identified as 18-year-old John Howard Glatzel.
After almost a half-century, Singer Island Jane Doe has been identified as 15-year old Susan Poole, who went missing in 1972 right before Christmas
Murdered in 1974, 37-year-old Ruth Marie Terry was unidentified for nearly a half century.
A male and female murder victim, found in the San Bernardino desert, are now identified as Pamela Dianne Duffy and William Everette Lane
Unidentified human remains near the Tchoutachabouffa River in Biloxi, MS have now been identified as 40-year old Samuel C. Boucher.
The sex assault and murder of the 9-year-old fourth grader was one of the oldest unsolved cases in Washington State
After 19 years, Weld County Baby Doe is unidentified.
Over 13 years later, the identity of a man found in Thorn Creek Nature Preserve in Park Forest, Illinois remains a mystery.
The unknown man, found near railroad tracks in 2015, is now identified as Roland D. Klug of Oshkosh
The suspect in the 1983 sexual assault & murder of Christina Lynn Castiglione has been identified as Charles David Shaw.
The teenager who was known as "Woodlawn Jane Doe" is now identified as 16-year old Margaret Fetterolf
Almost three decades later, investigators are still working to identify a woman who assumed the alias “Lorraine Stahl” and whose remains were found in Ledyard, Connecticut
After 30 years, the unidentified woman has been identified as 52-year-old Rebecca "Becky" Burke.
After 36 years, Youngstown John Doe is now identified as Robert Earl Sanders, reported missing August 13th, 1976.
After 46 years, advanced genetic testing helped Missoula Law Enforcement and the FBI identify Siobhan McGuinness's killer
Almost two decades later, investigators are still working to identify mummified remains found in a drainage ditch in Wade, North Carolina
Found in 2012, Luzerne Jane Doe is now known to be 14-year-old Joan Dymond, missing from Andover Street Park since 1969
After 53 years, St. Petersburg's oldest and most infamous cold case victim is finally identified as Sylvia June Atherton, mother of five, from Tucson, AZ.
After more than 25 years, an unknown man found in wooded area in Moss Point is now known to be 47-year-old William P. Leech of Panama City, Florida
Forty-six years after her remains were discovered, a victim of Samuel Little has now been identified as 19-year-old Yvonne Pless.
After 32 years, investigators have identified the 1991 John Doe as Vietnam veteran Richard Paul Sargent.
Two decades later, the Monterey County Sheriff's Department is working to identify a man whose remains were found in Monterey County, California
The unidentified woman is now known to be Kassandra Jorquera, who would have been 27 years old at the time of her death.
Murdered in 1984, Harriman State Park Jane Doe has finally been identified and her name will be released pending a homicide investigation.
Janet Lee Lucas, formerly known as Christy Crystal Creek, was a 23-year-old woman from Spokane, Washington last seen in 1983
The murdered woman, found in 1994, was buried in a shallow grave and remained unidentified for 27 years
Andrew and Inga Johansen Carriere have been charged with First Degree Murder in connection with the murder of an infant in 1992.
A half-century later, investigators have identified the unknown woman as Colleen Audrey Rice, born March 17, 1931, and originally from Portsmouth, Ohio
After 30 years, the body of a baby boy found in South Nags Head has been identified
Unidentified human remains found on the roof top of an abandoned building in Biloxi, Mississippi are now known to be Gary Lee White from Jackson, Mississippi.
A decade later, investigators are still working to identify a man found in the Umcompaghre Plateau in Whitewater, CO
After 41 years, homicide victim Ronald Chambers has been identified
In 1988, an unidentified man was found by hunters near Conroe, Texas and he remained unidentified for more than three decades
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Eric Lane Jones as the suspect in the murder of a 32-year-old taxi driver Jawed Ahmed
The unknown woman, found in Melton Hill Lake, has been unidentified for 20 years
Almost 20 years ago, a resident of Johnson County discovered a newborn baby girl that had recently died
The mystery of New Castle Jane Doe's identity remains unresolved, a decade after she was initially found
Almost 25 years ago, a woman, who remains unidentified to this day, checked into a Seattle hotel under an assumed name and took her own life
Three decades years after a deceased newborn baby boy was discovered in culvert, his identity remains a mystery
The young boy's skull was found in 2014 and initial analysis suggests the young boy was born between 2000-2004 and likely died between 2007-2012
After 38 years, Delta Dawn's name was restored as Alisha Ann Heinrich, daughter of Gwendolyn Clemons, both of whom vanished in 1982
Othram's advanced DNA testing platform helped investigators uncover the identity of an unknown man found in 2019
After 36 years, advanced genetic testing helped the Toronto Police Service identify Christine Jessop's killer
Investigators believe a skull found in a Spring Grove basement could date back to the early 1900's
Thanks to the combined efforts of the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, Snohomish County Medical Examiner's Office, and Othram, a homicide victim found in Lake Stickney over 25 years ago has been finally identified as Rodney Peter Johnson
The identification was made through a collaboration between Othram and a team of anthropology students, led by Anthropology Professor Dr. Jennifer Bengtson
Othram's forensic laboratory produces whole genome from century old remains, enabling the ID of a previously unidentified dismembered body found in the Idaho Civil Defense Caves