Last Year A Hunter Found The Partially Submerged Body Of A Teenage Girl Dressed In ‘Witch’s Robes’
On October 26, 2020 a person searching alone exterior of Artesia, AZ found the physique of a teenage woman in a “float box” meant to ship water to livestock on a ranch. The women’ partially submerged physique was wearing a “witch’s robe” which appears to be like extra like a grim reaper or “Ghostface” costume from Scream. The desolate space she was present in is extraordinarily rural. It’s miles of empty desert (here’s the location on Google Maps). The closest metropolis is Tucson, is 118 miles away. The placement is even quarter-hour away from a passing freeway.
The woman was nicknamed “Artesia Doe” after the city nearest the place she was discovered. Artesia Doe was 5’1 and was possible 13-17 when she died, though she may have been as old as 22. She had gentle brown hair. Along with the witch’s robes she additionally had along with her a black hooded sweatshirt with skulls on it.
Artesia Doe was decided to be the sufferer of a murder. Her physique was wrapped in a tarp earlier than being positioned within the float tank. Her reason behind loss of life has not been launched.
One query is that as a result of the woman’s physique was present in such a rural place it’s unusual that the physique was in a float tank, and never hidden within the brush the place it’s unlikely it might ever be discovered Additionally, how would a teen woman even go lacking from a small city with out anybody noticing?
The most important thriller is why this woman was sporting the witch’s robes. Did the killer costume her up on this outfit, or was she already dressed that method? Was it a part of a Satanic ritual killing? Was it a Halloween costume? It was a number of days earlier than Halloween when the woman’s physique was discovered, however by all accounts she may have been there awhile. And it’s not as if it’s not bizarre to be in the course of nowhere in what looks like a grim reaper costume simply because it’s round Halloween. If say, she was an area woman that overdosed at a Halloween social gathering and her mates received scared and dumped her physique, there ought to nonetheless be a lacking individuals report for a lacking native youngster.
Given the lukewarm feedback from the native sheriff a 12 months in the past, it’s not shocking no updates have been made in this case: “We’ll determine it out… We’ll hold plugging away at it till we resolve it… Anyone wrapped it up in some stuff and put it the place they put it.” (It’s the sheriff calling a teen woman “it” for me).
These feedback could also be as a result of the woman may very well be a runaway (and therefore the sheriff isn’t invested in fixing her homicide). Considerably close to this space is a mineral scorching spring the place nomadic and unhoused individuals congregate referred to as Tanque hot springs. That location is about 40 minutes from the place Artesia’s physique was discovered.
This case ought to be closed. There should not that many individuals in Graham County the place the physique was discovered. There are particularly not that many lacking teenage women. The woman and her clothes needs to be simply recognizable.
What occurred to Artesia Doe? And why has nobody come ahead to even determine her as a lacking youngster?