Police Renew Efforts To Identify Body Found In 2002

The photograph of an unidentified woman found in 2002 in Goldsboro is from a forensic artist’s reconstruction.

The Goldsboro Police Department is renewing their efforts to identify the remains of a woman found on June 8, 2002. Her remains were found in a wooded area between Pearson Street and the railroad tracks in northwest Goldsboro. Efforts to identify the woman since that time have been unsuccessful.

A medical examination of the remains determined that she was African American, 35 – 45 years old, approximately 5’ 4” tall, had a prominent gap between her front teeth, and had a prior surgery in the right lower abdominal area.

Anyone with information about the identity of this woman is encouraged to call the Goldsboro Police Department Investigative Services Bureau at 919-580-4211, or Goldsboro Wayne Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255