ALCOA, Tenn. (AP) – Police in East Tennessee are hoping a facial reconstruction will finally help them identify the remains of a young female that were found a decade ago.
The Daily Times reports Alcoa detective Kris Sanders asked forensic artist Joanna Hughes to make the reconstruction in an effort to gain information that might solve the case.
Although the lower mouth and chin is an educated guess because not all her bones were recovered, Sanders said he is certain the likeness bears a striking resemblance to the female, who was estimated to be between 17-24 years old. Hughes finished making the reconstruction about a week ago.
The remains were found by surveyors scouting out land for an Alcoa Highway Bypass.
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