Florida police release artist’s sketch of murder victim whose dismembered remains were found in three separate suitcases
- Florida authorities have released an artist’s rendering of a woman whose dismembered remains were found crammed into three suitcases
- Delray Beach Police came across a suitcase floating in the Intracoastal Waterway containing chopped human remains
- Two other suitcases were found nearby, also containing body parts believed to belong to the same victim of which an artist’s impression has now been released
Florida police have released an artist’s impression of a woman who was found dismembered with her remains stuffed into two suitcases.
Last Friday, Delray Beach police found a suitcase floating in the Intracoastal Waterway containing the human remains that had been cut up.
They later found two other suitcases nearby, which also contained other body parts believed to have belonged to the same victim.
Police have now released photographs of the unique luggage in which the body of the victim was found and who was believed to have been murdered between July 17 and 20.
Delray Beach Police have released an image of what the woman whose remains were found hidden in three suitcases floating on the Intracoastal Waterway may have looked like
Delray Police Sgt. Casey Kelly asks the public to watch the renderings and residents who live along the Intercoastal Waterway to check their home CCTV cameras
Investigators also released photos of the luggage in which the woman’s body was found.
One was a purple Palm Springs bag Ricardo Beverly Hills
The second bag was a Charlie Sport bag with green and black polka dots
The first is a purple Palm Springs Ricardo Beverly Hills bag while the second is a Charlie Sport bag with green and black polka dots.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Forensic Imaging Unit also collected a reconstructed image of what the victim, who has not yet been identified, might have looked like.
The artist’s rendition also contains a full body sketch with clothing similar to what the victim was wearing.
She wore a floral tank top from Brazilian brand ‘Betzabe’ with a black undershirt and black mid-thigh shorts
Police said they believe the woman was between 35 and 55 years old and about 5ft 4in tall.
Officers first received a call about a suspicious package shortly before 11 a.m. last Thursday, when people feeding animals on a property while their owners were out of town noticed luggage dumped on the lawn.
The artist’s rendition contained a sketch of the full body which had clothing similar to what the victim was found wearing
Investigators are still looking to identify the woman, who was wearing a floral top made by a Brazilian company called Betzabe
Delray Beach Police are pictured at the scene of an incident where a woman’s dismembered body was found
Florida police believe all remains belong to a single, middle-aged victim
South Florida police later found two more suitcases with human remains nearby
In Delray Beach, Florida, police found a suitcase containing dismembered human remains floating in an intracoastal waterway
“We again ask for your assistance in reviewing your personal CCTV cameras along the Intracoastal Waterway for the period specified.
“If you think you recognize the victim from the artist’s rendering, please give us a call.” If you have seen anything or have any information about this case, please contact us. No information is too small,’ police said in a statement.
Police have officially ruled the death a homicide and say the remains are of an unidentified adult female, white or Hispanic, with an average age of between 34 and 54, with brown hair and about 5 feet tall. 4 inches tall.
She may have had tattooed eyebrows and wore a floral tank top with a black undershirt and black mid-thigh shorts.
“At this early stage of the investigation, the remains appear to belong to an unidentified adult female,” officers wrote in their incident report.
The Delray Police Department is asking anyone with information about the crime to call Detective Mike Liberta at (561) 243-7874.