Public’s help sought in identifying female body found in suitcase in Kent


Detectives with the King County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit are looking for any information on an unidentified female (sketch above) whose body was found in a suitcase in Kent on May 27.

Her remains were discovered at Frager Road S., near the Green River Bridge, and it is believed she died during the first week in May of this year.

Updated information from the King County Medical Examiner is that the female is Caucasian, not Asian or Native American as previously reported. She is believed to be between 50-60 years of age, with a small build, about 5’4”/106 lbs. Her hair was black in color with gray streaks and was shoulder length.

The victim wore full dentures but none were recovered.

She was wearing sleeping type clothes, a purple, short sleeve shirt with flowers, and an adult diaper.



She had no injuries, was described as being properly nourished, but had Cirrhosis of the liver (long term/heavy alcohol consumption) based on the autopsy.

She also had no scars, marks, or tattoos.

If anyone has information on the identity of the above described female they are urged to call the King County Sheriff’s Office 24/7 at (206) 296-3311.

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