Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Sandra "Sandy" Morden was Fly Creek Jane Doe - Clark County, Washington 1980

By Dark Sleuth

UPDATE:  As of 10/29/2019, "Fly Creek" Jane Doe has been identified as Sandra "Sandy" Renee Morden.   Investigators used the firm, Parabon NanoLabs, to create a DNA profile for genetic genealogy.  According to news reports, Sandy Morden had ties to Portland, Oregon and Vancouver, Washington.  "Investigators don’t know where Sandy was between May 1977 and when her remains were found in February 1980."  

From KOIN News

 Sandy Morden, identified as "Fly Creek" Jane Doe.
(Source: KOIN News)

Original Dark Sleuth post from 2017:

"Fly Creek" Jane Doe
(Source: NCMEC)

On Sunday, February 24, 1980, a father and son were panning for gold in the Chelatchie Prairie area of north Clark County, Washington when they made a sad discovery.

Investigators found the partial skeletal remains of an unidentified teenage girl in a "dumping area near Fly Creek."  Another source described the location as "a shallow grave... near Canyon Creek Road."

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Mélina Martin - Missing from Farnham, Quebec since 2005

By Dark Sleuth

Mélina Martin 

Françoise Algier dropped her 13-year-old daughter, Mélina Martin, at a Fête des Neiges event in Farnham, Quebec on January 23, 2005.  It was approximately 1:30 p.m.  Martin was supposed to meet her mom later that day at 5 p.m. at a nearby restaurant but she never showed.  

Mélina Martin has been missing for 14 years.

The Fête des Neiges was an outdoor event in and around Roch-Bourbonnais Park in Farnham, about an hour east of Montreal.  It featured dog sledding and a fire pit.