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'I-5 Stilly Doe' identified using DNA technology


Last updated 11/17/2022 at 4:41pm

Photo courtesy of Ames family

Othaniel Philip Ames, previously known as "I-5 Stilly Doe," has been identified using advanced DNA extraction techniques.

Last week, Snohomish County Medical Examiner Office staff announced the identification of "I-5 Stilly Doe," an individual who had been found in the Stillaguamish River near I-5 in 1980 but had been unidentified for the intervening 42 years.


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