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Identifinders Assists Orange County DA's Office in Solving the Oldest Jane Doe Case in the County

Identifinders International is honored to have assisted the Orange County District Attorney’s office in solving the oldest Doe case in Orange County.  In March 1968, a woman was discovered badly beaten, raped, and with her throat slashed in a field in Huntington Beach, CA.  All attempts to determine her identity failed until May 2020 when investigative genetic genealogy was used to identify her as 26 year-old Anita Louise Piteau from Maine.  Her family reported she had driven out to California in 1968 with two friends, hoping to break into the movie business. She wrote one letter to her mother after her arrival, but then was never heard from again. Identifinders wishes to

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Press Conference on Cold Case – Rapid City SD – 2 pm – 17 Jun 2019

RCPD MEDIA ADVISORY: Press conference to discuss new findings in cold case The media is invited to attend a press conference discussing new findings in the cold case investigation into a Rapid City homicide from 1968. The press conference will be held Monday, June 17th at 2:00 p.m. in the second floor large training room at the Public Safety Building (300 Kansas City Street) in Rapid City. More information will be posted on https://www.facebook.com/RapidCityPD/

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