$15,000 reward being offered for info on remains found at JBLM


A $15,000 reward is being offered by the U.S. Army criminal investigation command  to any information leading  to the identification of human remains found at Joint Base Lewis McCord.

 According to JBLM officials, the skull of a woman, about 25 to 40 years old, was found in the vicinity of Spanaway McKenna Highway and Pacific Avenue South on Oct. 13, 2010.

After authorities searched the area, two non-continuous vertebrae were found. The rest of the victim’s remains have not been found. 

U.S. Army officials said the most identifiable and notable feature of the remains is a defect of unknown origin on the victim’s front tooth and lower jaw. 

A facial reconstruction has been made based on the remains, but the victim’s race is unknown.

According to an armed forces medical examiner, the victim may have died between April and June 2010.

Anyone with information regarding this case should immediately contact the Joint Base Lewis-McChord criminal investigation command office at 253-229-3526 or 253-967-3151 or call the Military Police Desk at 253-967-7112/7113.  People can also email the CID Crime Tips at Army.CID.Crime.Tips@mail.mil