The Weld County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help identifying a woman whose skeletal remains were found four miles west of Platteville nearly 49 years ago.

The agency posted a facial reconstruction photo of the woman on its Facebook page Thursday morning.

According to the post, the caucasian woman's remains were found on Nov. 19, 1973, half-a-mile north of the Highway 66 bridge over the St. Vrain River.

Goolgle Maps | Weld County Sheriff's Office via Facebook
Goolgle Maps | Weld County Sheriff's Office via Facebook

"The woman was possibly between the ages of 23 and 25, and approximately 5’02” tall," the post reads. "She was wearing a red short-sleeved sweater and brown slacks with a 31” inseam and 31” waist."

Anyone who recognizes the woman is asked to call Cold Case Detective Byron Kastilahn at 970-400-2827 and reference case number 73W3059.

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