Troopers seek to ID remains found in Ridley Creek State Park

- Pennsylvania State Troopers are looking to identify human remains that were discovered in a state park earlier this year.

Authorities say hikers were walking in a wooded area in Ridley Creek State Park back in January of 2016, when they discovered human remains., fully clothed in cold weather attire.

She is believed to have died sometime in 2014.

According to investigators the body is that of a white woman, believed to be between 25-40 years old, standing between 5'3" and 5'10."

Items found near her body included a green plaid blanket, black cloth gloves,  a black Pacific Trail Jacket size large, Gloria Vanderbilt blue jeans, three rings (a gold Irish Claddagh ring, a gold initial ring bearing the initial “C”, and a gold ring with the engraved initials of “C. A. or C.R.” on the interior), two backpacks (navy blue canvas bag, and a Route 66 black back pack), two pairs of shoes (size “9” black Totes boots, and size “9” grey and purple sketchers running shoes), and two empty pill bottles.

State Police worked with The Florida Institute of Forensic Anthropology and Applied Science, University of South Florida to develop facial reconstruction of the unidentified woman.

Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the woman.

If you have information pertaining to the identity of the unknown female please call The Pennsylvania State Police; Trooper Andrew Martin & Trooper Mark Gibble, or Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers Toll Free at 1-800-4PA-TIPS (1-800-472-8477) www.pacrimestoppers.org

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