clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Officials ask for help identifying teen girl found dead in Gary

She was found in an alley near 20th Avenue and Pennsylvania Street Sept. 16, officials said.

The girl, who is believed to be 14 to 18-years-old, was wearing a shirt similar to the one pictured.
The girl, who is believed to be 14 to 18-years-old, was wearing a shirt similar to the one pictured.
Lake County Sheriff’s Office in Indiana

Officials are asking for the public’s help to identify a teen who was found dead in Gary, Indiana.

She was found dead Monday near 20th Avenue and Pennsylvania Street and is believed to be between 14 to 18 years old, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office said.

The teen is 5-foot-2, 117 pounds, the sheriff’s office said. Her hair is short and black, and her ears were pierced.

She was wearing an extra small blue and white Nike windbreaker, large blue Champion pants with grey stripes and size 7 blue and black Nike Air Max Plus gym shoes. The girl was also wearing a Super girl brand t-shirt with a Superman emblem and the words Super Girl Power on the front.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lake County Coroner’s Office at 219-755-3265.