Case number 06-01429
Date found June 07, 2006 00:00
Local Contact (ME/C or Other)
Agency San Mateo Cnty Coroners Ofc
Name Emily Tauscher
Estimated age Adult - Pre 50
Minimum age 33 years
Maximum age 46 years
Weight (pounds) 130, Estimated
Height (inches) 66, Measured
Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)
All parts recovered
Head not recovered
Torso not recovered
One or more limbs not recovered
One or both hands not recovered
Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Probable year of death 2006 to 2006
Estimated postmortem interval Weeks
GPS coordinates Unknown
Address 1 Service trail
Address 2 Off of Highway 1 S/O San Pedro Avenue
Zip code 94044
County San Mateo
The decedent was found in moderately advanced stage of decomposition in a tent alongside a service trail. Multiple religious items and extensive literature were found with the decedent.
Hair color Brown
Brown hair measured 12 inches in length, showing a moderate degree of gray coloration. Some strands had yellow-brown color, suggesting highlights.
Left eye color Brown
Right eye color Brown
No other distinctive body features
Distinctive features as described below
Scars and marks
Artificial body parts
Finger and toe nails
Yellowing of cranial bones suggestive of possible tetracycline therapy. Facial skin of the cheek area had an appearance of discoloration with acne type scarring in the booking photograph.
Prior orthodontic treatment
Status: Fingerprint information is available and entered
Clothing and Accessories
No clothing or accessories
Clothing and accessories are described below
Clothing on body
Extra large gray mens "LL Bean" fleece zippered jacket, extra large navy blue "Cherokee" nylon/Dacron (snow) pants, medium dark blue Merona waist snap/drawstring pants. Plastic bags were present on her feet.
Clothing with body
Blue sweatshirt bearing "Barcelona 92", white long sleeved t-shirt bearing partial green colored wording "licious".
Size 9W white shoes were found with the decedent
Other items found
Inside the two person tent were empty 2-liter soda bottlesbooks, an umbrella, tea lights and other miscellaneous items.
Status: Dental information / charting is available and entered
Status: Sample submitted - Tests complete
Newspaper article 1 of 2
Newspaper article 2 of 2 Other
No documents available for this case.