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Unidentified Pregnant Black Female
Approx. 12 – 23 YOA
Found in Mississippi River
Near Sabula, IA (Jackson County)
Jurisdiction: Clinton County Sheriff’s Dept.
Body Discovered April 11, 1975
On April 11, 1975, a commercial fisherman from Sabula discovered a young woman’s nude body in the Mississippi River north of Clinton, Iowa. The woman had been killed by a gunshot wound to the head, just behind her right ear. An autopsy indicated the victim was approximately 10 weeks pregnant at the time of her death.