DETROIT – The body of a decapitated woman was discovered in the Detroit River 55 years ago.
According to officials, the woman’s head and hands had been removed. They were not recovered.
She was found on April 8, 1968, and was completely nude. She is estimated to have been 5′1′' tall and weighed around 125 pounds.
Officials believe she had been dead for one year before her body was found.
Anyone with information should contact the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office at 313-833-2504. The case number is 68-2919.
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