A half-century later, investigators have identified the unknown woman as Colleen Audrey Rice, born March 17, 1931, and originally from Portsmouth, Ohio
A half-century later, investigators have identified the unknown woman as Colleen Audrey Rice, born March 17, 1931, and originally from Portsmouth, Ohio
Twenty-four years later, investigators are still working to identify a man whose remains were found in Middlesex County, Connecticut
Clallam County Sheriff's Office Detectives are working to identify a woman whose foot was found in a shoe in Port Angeles, Washington
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
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
Over three decades later, investigators are still working to identify a man whose skeletal remains were found in New Haven County, Connecticut
More than 15 years after she vanished, advanced DNA testing is being used to re-examine evidence in the Brianna Maitland disappearance
Burned skeletal remains found in 2018 have now been identified as Juanita Diane Roxy Coleman, who had been missing since 2016
An unidentified man found near the Palisades Reservoir in 2002 is now identified as Kyle Martin
After a quarter century, "Christmas Tree Lady" Jane Doe has been identified as Joyce Marilyn Meyer Sommers
Murdered in 1974, 37-year-old Ruth Marie Terry was unidentified for nearly a half century.
Grace Doe, now identified as Shawna Beth Garber, was McDonald County's only unsolved unidentified persons case for 30 years
After first finding her remains in 2012, investigators have now identified Opelika Jane Doe as 6-year-old homicide victim Amore Joveah Wiggins.
Law enforcement is working to identify a man found in an apartment parking lot in Lexington, Kentucky.
Found in 2020, in a shallow grave, the young man is unidentified and there are few clues to his identity
Skeletal remains found in 2004 are now known to be Rogers "Roger" Lee Ellis, missing in 1976 from Wisconsin Rapids.
Investigators have worked for eight years to identify a man found by the Lake Erie break wall
Partial remains of a young girl, found in Oneida County, Idaho in 1986, are now known to belong to 15-year-old Patricia Campbell
An unidentified woman, found below the Perrine Bridge in 2014, has now been identified as Cynthia Gunnerson
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
A male and female murder victim, found in the San Bernardino desert, are now identified as Pamela Dianne Duffy and William Everette Lane
After four decades, Milwaukee Jane Doe's identity has remained a mystery
An older man found in the water reservoir in 2016 had no identification or clues to his identity
Years later, the Missouri infant found in an abandoned backpack was identified as Samone J. Daniels
The woman, who was found in the demolished remnants of the Rust Craft building, has been unidentified for 25 years
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.
The unknown man is now known to be 27-year-old Mr. Xin Rong, a PhD student at University of Michigan
The unidentified man was found in an wooded area near the Escatawpa River
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.
Missing since 1981, Alice Lou Williams is now known to be "Beckler River Jane Doe", whose remains were found in 2009
Human remains found near a tank battery in 2019 in Gardendale, Texas have been identified as Timothy Daniel Gomez
Sharon Kay Abbott Lane was last seen in 1987, but her remains were not found until 1993 and she was not identified until 2022
The yet-to-be-identified drowned infant was found in 2020
After more than four decades, advanced DNA testing finally revealed that Bethlehem John Doe was in fact, Franklin D. Feldman
After 32 years, the victim of a 1990 cold case homicide has finally been identified as 28-year-old Donna Sue Nelton
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
After 25 years, Kenneth Stough Jr. has been arrested for the murder of Terrence Paquette
The young woman, now identified as Clara Birdlong, is a likely victim of serial killer Samuel Little
An unknown man found in the Gulf Coast city of D'Iberville has now been identified
An unidentified male victim of a home fire in Atlanta is now known to be 59-year-old Zachary Wells
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Glen Samuel McCurley, Jr. as the perpetrator in the brutal murder of a 17-year-old Texas cheerleader
The young woman, unidentified for 40 years, is now known to be Brenda Sue Black
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.
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.
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Douglas Keith Krohne as the suspect in the murder of Patricia Barnes
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.
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
Detectives hope that identifying the murder victim may uncover clues as to who may have been involved in his death
Over four decades later, investigators are still working to identify a woman found alongside U.S. Highway 290 near Elgin, Texas
Human remains found in 2018 near Meridian have now been identified as Navy Vet David E. Reed
Donna Kay Griffin has been identified after being found near Route 33, three decades ago
Almost three decades after her discovery, investigators are still working to identify a young woman found in Fulton County
Almost two decades later, investigators are still working to identify mummified remains found in a drainage ditch in Wade, North Carolina
After 20 years, homicide victim Richard Wayne Guarro has been identified and an investigation into his death is in progress
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”
Thirty years later, investigators are still working to identify the remains of a murdered man found in Grand Junction, Colorado
After four decades, an unidentified homicide victim is now known to be Everette Guy Travis of Blytheville, Arkansas
After 46 years, advanced genetic testing helped Missoula Law Enforcement and the FBI identify Siobhan McGuinness's killer
The homicide victim, now identified as Donald Rindahl, was found in 2003 during an excavation in Southeast Minnesota
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
An unknown man, found in 1995, was unidentified for decades until advanced DNA testing revealed his identity
Pulled from the Snohomish River, Steven Lee Knox was unidentified for over 40 years
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.
After 30 years, the body of a baby boy found in South Nags Head has been identified
The unknown person is now known to be 57-year old Janet Robinson from Mississippi
First found in 1994, Hancock County Jane Doe has been identified as 34-year-old Doreen M. Tiedman, missing from Cleveland, Ohio
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
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
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.
A unidentified man found near a farm in Missouri is still unidentified after 38 years
For nearly two decades, an unknown man, likely hit by a car, has remained unidentified
After nearly four decades, James Frederick Wilson has been arrested for the sex assault and attempted murder of a woman
The unknown man is now known to be Michael Len West, born on Mar 1, 1959 in Wichita, Texas
Unidentified for decades, investigators hope advanced DNA testing can identify Vernon County John Doe
Almost three decades later, investigators are still working to identify the remains of a murdered woman found in Dekalb County
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 in Gateway, Colorado is now known to be 48-year old Larry Dean Watts, who went missing in 1997
Two years after his discovery, Cowlitz County John Doe remains unidentified
The unidentified woman is now identified as 29-year-old Daisy Mae Tallman, reported missing in 1987.
Marlene Standridge disappeared in the early 1970s, only to be identified as a homicide victim 40+ years later
An infant baby girl found in Dixie County, FL has been unidentified for more than three decades
The homicide victim, found in 1989 on Fire Island, west of Anchorage, has been unidentified for 32 years
After 22 years, a female homicide victim, found near a drainage ditch in McLean has been identified as Patricia Agnes Gildawie, missing since 1975.
After a decade, Lincoln Police investigators have now identified the unknown woman as Jean Turner Ponders of Roswell, Georgia
After 33 years, Linda Bennett has been identified as the 1988 homicide victim previously known as Owen County Jane Doe
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
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
After more than three decades, advanced DNA testing finally revealed that Stafford County John Doe was Virginia teen, Timothy Alan Mangum
A murdered young man, found in 1982, has finally been identified as 18-year-old John Howard Glatzel.
Unidentified for 44 years, Beth Doe is now known to be Evelyn Colon and her identification has led to the arrest of her killer
The unknown homicide victim, now known to be Gordon Edwin Sanderson of Edmonton, was unidentified for over 40 years
The young man found by the lake has now been identified as Alberta native Nathan Eugene Hine
More than three decades later, the identity of a man found by hunters in rural North Carolina remains a mystery
The woman, now identified as Melissa “Missy” Ann Poitra, had been missing since 2005
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Clayton Foreman as the suspect in the brutal murder of a 31-year-old school teacher
The mysterious fugitive, who has been unidentified for 90 years, shot a constable and led the RCMP on a seven-week manhunt
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
After 44 years, advanced DNA testing has helped identify Alma Jones’ killer
Mostly Harmless has been identified as Vance Rodriguez, formerly of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
The unidentified woman, found in 1991 in the open desert, was unidentified for 31 years.
The unknown man, found near railroad tracks in 2015, is now identified as Roland D. Klug of Oshkosh
The homicide victim, Theodore Frederick Kampf, was an American citizen from New Jersey, traveling in Yukon in 1981
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Darren Roy Marchand as the suspected perpetrator in the brutal murder of a 14-year-old Las Vegas teen
Since 1984, the identity of a woman found off Interstate 65 near Bowling Green has remained a mystery
The teenager who was known as "Woodlawn Jane Doe" is now identified as 16-year old Margaret Fetterolf
Advanced DNA testing has revealed Johnny Peterson as the suspected perpetrator in the brutal murder of a 16-year-old Las Vegas teen
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
Janet Lee Lucas, formerly known as Christy Crystal Creek, was a 23-year-old woman from Spokane, Washington last seen in 1983
The unidentified homicide victim, unknown for almost a decade, is now known to be 38-year old Steven Gabbard of Louisville, Kentucky
Advanced DNA testing has revealed 53-year-old David Rojas as the suspect in Mary's assault and murder
David Jon Milek, found in the Welcome Creek Wilderness, is now identified after a decade
Othram’s DNA testing platform was used to identify Anderson Bolls, found without identification in 2020
Last seen in 1995, this unknown homicide victim is now identified as 31-year-old John Douglas Rollins Jr.
After 62 years, "Little Miss Nobody" is now confirmed to be 4-year-old Sharon Lee Gallegos
The murdered woman, found in 1994, was buried in a shallow grave and remained unidentified for 27 years
After 33 years, Rising Fawn Jane Doe has been identified as Stacy Lyn Chahorski of Michigan
Found in 2012, Luzerne Jane Doe is now known to be 14-year-old Joan Dymond, missing from Andover Street Park since 1969
The sex assault and murder of the 9-year-old fourth grader was one of the oldest unsolved cases in Washington State
A young man killed by a train in 1995 has finally been identified as Michael Kirov
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
A decade later, investigators are still working to identify a man found in the Umcompaghre Plateau in Whitewater, CO
A male infant found in Larksville, PA has been unidentified for more than 40 years
In 2005, a female infant was found by a university dumpster and to date, she has never been identified
Unidentified human remains near the Tchoutachabouffa River in Biloxi, MS have now been identified as 40-year old Samuel C. Boucher.
More than four decades later, investigators are still working to identify a murdered man found in a shipping canal in Lockport, Illinois
Investigators have identified the young pregnant woman, found in 1988, as Lisa Todd.
A child whose skeletal remains were found nearly four decades ago in Campbell County has been identified as 15-year-old Tracy Sue Walker.
After more than four decades, and attempts by several DNA testing labs, Ralph Tufano has been successfully been identified.
The young woman, original found by hunters in 1991, was identified after 30 years as Kimberly Ann Funk
An infant baby girl found in Warren, Michigan has been unidentified for more than 20 years
The unidentified man was discovered last year, in a shallow grave, near McCollum Park
The young man was found by divers, shortly after the discovery of the Alisha Ann Heinrich, previously known as Mississippi Delta Dawn
Joseph George Sutherland, 61, of Moosonee, has been arrested for the 1983 assaults and murders of Susan Tice and Erin Gilmour
The young man, who had died only a few hours before he was found, has remained unidentified for over three decades
After 19 years, Weld County Baby Doe is unidentified.
Investigators are working to identify a man whose remains were found in a grassy area in Middlesex County, Connecticut
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 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.
The homicide victim, discovered in 2019, is now identified as George Seitz who was missing since 1976
Murdered in 1984, Harriman State Park Jane Doe has finally been identified and her name will be released pending a homicide investigation.
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
Local law enforcement are trying to identify a man who appears to be in his 20s and may have been swimming in the area
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