Police seek identity of woman found in river

November 24, 2009 9:20:03 AM PST
Police have released a composite sketch of a woman found dead in the Delaware River near Bordentown, New Jersey.

Her body was discovered on the banks of Newbold Island just off the Mansfield Township shoreline on Saturday, November 14th.

Investigators have been unable to identify her, and are asking for the public's help.

She is described as being 18 to 24 years old, having dark hair, she is 5'02" tall, approximately 120 pounds. She has two distinctive tattoos, one on the shoulder blade of a phoenix and one on the ankle of flowers.

Also, info from the autopsy shows that the woman has had a cesarean section delivery of a baby at some point in the past. This may indicate that she has a relatively young child.

Police said they believe the body had been in the water for less than a week.

Anyone with a recently missing friend or loved one matching the description above is encouraged to call New Jersey State Police, Bordentown Station detectives at (609) 298-1171.


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