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The killing of Sgt. Jan Pawal and Quiana Pietrzak

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On October 15, 2008 a Marine sergeant and his wife were tortured and then shot execution-style. Sgt. Jan Pawal and Quiana Pietrzak had only been married 67 days when four men entered their home. The group consisted of four Marines who worked under Pawal. They threatened Quiana with a shotgun to get inside the home, where they then bound, tortured…

Was She A Puget Sound Alumni?

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Skeletal remains of an adult female were discovered in a coastal region of the Umpqua River near Gardiner, Oregon. She is estimated to be age 30 or older. Nearby two water bottles were found, one with writing/logo for the 2010 class alumni of the University of Puget Sound. There were also other various items and crocheted accessories. NamUs

Looking Next of Kin of “Frosty Austin”, Woman Who Died in Nursing Home

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CALIFORNIA, UNIDENTIFIED- One Year Today   On October 6, 2018 "Frosty Austin" passed away in a Modesto, California nursing home. Fingerprints were taken but could not be identified. They have been unable to reach a next of kin.   She had strawberry blond hair, 5'5" tall and had blue eyes. Did you know someone who went by Frosty? We are…

Unidentified Map

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Bodies are recovered yet unidentified more often than most realize. We have created a running list of those found and are also adding them to a map, hoping that proximity will help bring a name to some. When possible, we will also submit them to NamUs if the person is not yet listed. You can view the map here. As…