Cheryl Cscr-featured
Sex Female
Race Hispanic/Native
Location Nashville, Tennessee
Found March 24, 1976
Unidentified for 42 years
Postmortem interval Hours
Body condition Recognizable face
Age approximation 14-17
Height approximation 5'2
Weight approximation 120-130 pounds
Cause of death Drowning
(Manner undetermined)

Cheryl was a teenager who was found dead in a river in Nashville, Tennessee in 1976. She may have also gone by the name "Sherry."


Cheryl was seen alive with a companion who was white with round glasses and it was learned that the pair claimed to have run away from a youth home while being treated for drug/alcohol habits and suicidal thinking.

Cheryl's body was found within 24 hours of her death and wore no shirt and had some cuts and bruises, indicating foul play. She had drowned, but it is unknown if she had been held underwater by an assailant. The cause of her death was ruled undetermined.

An examination indicated that she had participated in sexual activity days before her death. It is unknown if this was consensual.

Her companion was never located.

Physical characteristics

  • The female had a mole near her left eye.
  • She had large breasts for her estimated age range.
  • She had burns on her arms, possibly from cigarettes.