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The Economy Borough Police Department has released a clay sculpture of a woman’s embalmed head that was found in their town last month in hopes someone may be able to help identify her. Police stress the sculpture should be considered a “family likeness” of how the woman would have appeared in life, rather than a precise portrait of her.

Police Chief Michael O’Brien released the following statement along with the sculpture:

To date, the Economy Borough Police Department, the Beaver County Coroner’s Office and the Beaver County D.A.’s Office have been tirelessly working to identify the remains found on Mason Road in Economy Borough on December 12, 2014. We have investigated several leads provided by callers, which have all been eliminated by use of dental records. She still remains unidentified.

Unfortunately, dental records and DNA are not kept in a database where they can be readily compared and identified. We have to have a specific sample to compare the records to identify the remains. Our priority is identifying the remains. After an identification is made, we can move forward with this case.

We are trying this new tool, the 3D Model likeness reconstruction, to try to generate some type of recognition of this woman. The human remains appear to be that of a white female, 50 or older, with whitish gray hair that appear to have been styled. Her teeth are intact and in good condition.

If anyone has any information that may lead to her identification, please call the Economy Borough Police Department at 724-876-0380 or email at police@economyboropd.com.

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John Paul
John Paul is the founder of the Beaver Countian. He reports full-time for the site, specializing in investigative journalism with an emphasis on public corruption.

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Chet Owenshire Van Snigglesworth
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Chet Owenshire Van Snigglesworth

What a stunning piece! The way her hair flows in youthful curves yielding to subtle age lines around her eyes, shows a humility and vulnerability rarely seen police modeling. It’s easy to imagine the artists skilled loving hands gracefully molding this bust whose inspiration we all know comes from a noggin found rolling down a back road in Economy. I simply must have this sculpture to display in my parlor collection.

Nobama
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Nobama

You sir, have some serious issues! You are one sick puppy!

Kris
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Kris

This was created by one of the best art professors at Edinboro University, Michelle Vitali.

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wtf

So bizarre that this remains unidentified. I thought it would be solved in a few days.

shady
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shady

Whom ever completed this masterpiece must have been head of the Art Institution of New York. What a stunning work. A HEAD ABOVE THE RRST.

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@CheapSeats

#CHET – (what’s his nuts….)

WOW …..
HOW LONG DID IT TAKE YOU TO WRITE THAT GOAT FUCK MESSAGE…!?!

Tony
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Tony

Why don’t they use one of those DNA kits from ansestry.com to test her DNA and find some relatives that way.

Tony
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Tony

Really ???? I got a “dislike” on this. Why ???? Maybe the disliker is the culprit..hmmmmm