Investigators reopen 50-year-old 'Little Miss Nobody' case - Tucson News Now

Investigators reopen 50-year-old 'Little Miss Nobody' case

'Little Miss Nobody' (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office) 'Little Miss Nobody' (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)
PRESCOTT, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

After more than 50 years, a cold case in Yavapai County has been reopened thanks to modern technology.

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in determining the identity of a young girl, referred to as "Little Miss Nobody," whose skeletal remains were found on July 31, 1960.

The remains were found in a sandy wash off of Alamo Road outside of Congress, AZ. Attempts to find relatives over the years have failed.

Thanks to funding from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, YCSO recovered the since-buried remains and sent them to the University of North Texas Center for Human Identification for facial reconstruction based on DNA profile obtained from the bones.

According to a news release, due to the individual's young age, ancestry or race is undetermined. The release said the deceased would be best described as a child with an age range of 2 to 7 years, an estimated weight of 55 pounds and a height of 3-foot-6'.

After recovering her remains in 1960, the Prescott community raised money for a proper burial and funeral service at Mountain View Cemetery in Prescott. She became known as "Little Miss Nobody" to the community.

Police ask that anyone with information regarding this case contact Cold Case Investigator John Shannon at 928-777-7293.

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