Tag: California

The Disappearance of Mitchell Owens

*Sources vary regarding the name of Mitchell’s mother. This article will refer to her as “Ora Owens”, in accordance with the majority of websites that have covered this case.* DISAPPEARANCE: On February 3, 1983, an unidentified man broke into the Owens family’s apartment in the middle of night. He entered through a window while Ora

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Sonoma County Jane Doe (1979)

DISCOVERY: At 3:10pm on July 2, 1979, hikers walking in Rincon Valley discovered skeletal remains, nude and hogtied, at the bottom of a canyon west of Calistoga Road, near Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California. The remains were found along a spring-fed creek only accessible via a washed-out fire trail. Several bones had been moved by

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Wilmington John Doe (April 1973)

DISCOVERY: Starting on April 22, 1973 and continuing over the course of several days, the dismembered remains of a deceased male were found in green trash and white paper bags scattered across Wilmington, Los Angeles County, California. His torso was discovered at Alameda Street and Henry Ford Avenue, his right leg on the Terminal Island Freeway

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Lompoc Jane Doe

DISCOVERY: On August 3, 1969, an off-duty sheriff’s deputy and others were hunting wild boar in Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, California. While walking along what was once the Grefco quarry road, they came upon the body of an unidentified female amongst a cluster of rocks. According to police, she was likely killed where her body

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Ventura County Jane Doe

DISCOVERY: At 12:40pm on July 18, 1980, police were called to Westlake High School at 100 North Lakeview Canyon Road in Westlake Village, Ventura County, California. Upon arrival, they were directed toward the rear parking lot, where they came upon the body of a deceased pregnant female lying at the edge of the lot, near

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