FORT MYERS (CBSMiami/AP) — Technological advances aren’t exclusive to cell phones, televisions and computers.
New technology could help Florida investigators identify a woman whose body was found nearly 24 years ago.READ MORE: Homestead Walk-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Site Extends Hours
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers, part of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, reports an examination of her remains, along with technological advances, has allowed a forensic artist to render what they believe she looked like.
The woman is believed to have been in her mid-40s when she died. Authorities say she was pulled from the water near York Island, off the southern end of Pine Island, in October 1995.READ MORE: Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie To Plead Not Guilty To Perjury Charge
Investigators believe she was around 5-foot-2 inches (157-centimeters) in height and had sustained fractures and surgeries in an ankle and her skull.
Authorities ask anyone with information on who this woman may be to call 1-800-780-TIPS (8477) for a cash reward of up to $3,000.MORE NEWS: Coast Guard Offloads More Than Two Tons Of Seized Cocaine In Miami Beach
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