Woman still unidentified 11 years after charred remains discovered in Detroit garage

Garage burned down in 2010

DETROIT – A woman is still unidentified more than a decade after her charred remains were discovered in a garage in Detroit.

The woman’s remains were discovered on Jan. 15, 2012, in a garage at 10730 block of Wayburn Street in Detroit. The garage had burned in July 2010 and there had been no fires recorded at the property since.

The woman is believed to have been between 45 to 65 years old. She is described as Black and may have been 5′1′' tall. Officials believe she may have given birth to one child sometime in her lifetime.

Anyone with information should contact the Detroit Police Department. The case number is 120115085.

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