Who Was She? Burned Body of Woman Not Identified

The woman, whose burned body was found on Chestnut Hill Road, died from suffocation and thermal injuries, according to the Lehigh County Coroner.

Police are seeking the public's help to identify a woman whose burned body was discovered Dec. 27 along the side of Chestnut Hill Road in Salisbury Township.

An autopsy performed Friday morning determined the woman died from suffocation and thermal injuries. Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim ruled the death a homicide.

The coroner's office provided the following description:

  • White or light-skinned Hispanic female
  • Brown hair
  • Between the ages of 20 and 40
  • Approximately 5 feet to 5 feet 2 inches tall
  • Approximately 150 – 175 pounds
  • Tattoo on right side of neck with the inscription of "J A V I "
  • Yellow metal hoop earring, approximately 2 inches x 2 1/2 inches
  • Woven-style bracelet with “Puerto Rican Flag” beads

She may have been wearing:

  • Gray sweatpants
  • Underwire-type bra
  • White ribbed cloth, possibly a white sock
  • Red-colored shirt
  • Black, tightly woven clothing material

Salisbury Township Police Chief Allen Stiles said they are seeking to hear from anyone who may have information about a missing person. The police may be contacted at 610-797-1447 or the crime tip line at 610-402-2400.

anonymous January 03, 2013 at 12:27 AM
Jenni i miss you and love you , never used the word friend until i met you , never knew you would turn out to be my best friend we did everything together , i wake up now and look over and youre not here , im broken words cant explain my pain </3 this is why im leaving Reading PA whoever did it had to of tried to cover it up by taking you all the way to allentown and yes they were smart but this is not going to stay like this Jenni i promise you that , i look at all of out pictures and cry and cry jenni i miss you and i love you and i know youre watching over me RIP JENNI :'(
This world has gone nuts, People missing left, and right on a dayly basis, like it's an everyday thing. How awful, May this Victim rest in peace, and her kiddnapper, and killer be locked up very soon hopefully.
Jess January 07, 2013 at 12:42 AM
So it was u Jenni I was hoping it wasn't, wow ma im gonna miss walking down 9th st to da store n u running to me n givin me a bear hug,im really gonna miss u,I will never forget u or our memories from 2002/2003,we were divas n 2 bad asses lol I love u girl n may u rest in peace, I hope they catch da bastard(s) who did dis to u
Carl W January 07, 2013 at 01:02 AM
In contined avid, sincere sympathy for her, I want the men/women caught before they do same - or worse - to anyone else.
Carl W January 07, 2013 at 01:09 AM
Another sad truth is that people from N. Y, etc, pass through, and just do these things OFTEN not local perps!?!


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