Bun Chee Nyhuis
Bun Chee
Name Bun Chee Nyhuis
Sex Female
Found November 1988
Location Farmington, Missouri
Missing from St. Charles, Missouri
Identified c. 1989
Span Years
Age 33
Cause of death Beating

Bun Chee Nyhuis was a Thai-American woman who was murdered in late 1983 by her husband. She was found in November 1988[note 1] in a shallow grave and was later identified through superimposition after her reconstruction was recognized by friends. Her skeletal remains had been there for 5 years.



  1. Most sources state Bun Chee's remains were found in 1988, yet some, including Forensic Files and The New Detectives have stated that she was located in 1987.