Seeking Public Assistance



The New Jersey Transit Police Department – Detective Bureau is continuing an investigation into a cold case from June 15, 2008, where an unidentified female was struck by a train in Brielle, Monmouth County in NJ.

The victim is a Caucasian female, possibly of Northeastern European descent, estimated to be between 18-30 years of age, approximately 115lbs – 130lbs, 5’2” – 5”5” in height, fair skin with light brown or blonde hair and blue or green eyes. When found, she was wearing a red colored, long sleeve sweatshirt with a white undershirt style t-shirt over it, a white long- sleeve shirt wrapped around her waist, white socks, and white/black striped Adidas sneakers. The victim had short fingernails painted silver with white lines that come to a point. She had small scars on both hands, and a surgical scar on her lower abdomen approximately 2” long and no tattoos. The victim was in possession of a brown tote bag with the words “New York” on it. Inside the tote bag were a blue sweatshirt with a winter scene on it, black jeans with a zipper on both sides of the waist, a sun hat with blue flowers, a black and white bandana, and a blue & yellow scarf with yellow flowers. The victim was wearing a set of blue rosary beads and a wooden bracelet with religious icons (Saints) on it.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Tropeano at 973- 491-8634 or email [email protected]. Additional information can also be obtained by accessing the NamUs website at under file number #UP2274. This alert is being sent Nationally to gather any information that may assist in identifying the victim.

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