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Kimberly Lynette Booker: Two-Year-Old Skeletal Remains ID'd -- Do You Know Her?

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Kimberly Lynette Booker: Lying dead in an abandoned house
In July of 2008, police found the skeletal remains of a woman in an abandoned house on the East Freeway service road in the Fifth Ward.

Investigators tried to identify her, even producing a composite sketch of what she must have looked like (see it after the jump/below).

Eventually they turned to the DNA criminal database and got a hit: Kimberly Lynette Booker, who would have been 43 at the time her body was discovered.

Now they're trying to find anyone who might have known her.

"Investigators are asking for the public's assistance in locating family members, as well as any information pertaining to this case," HPD says.

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The bones led to this composite sketch
"Anyone with information on Kimberly Booker's family members or in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS."

The lonesome death of Kimberly Booker might have been drug-related: The criminal record that included her DNA showed convictions for controlled-substance charges.

The composite sketch doesn't seem to do justice to the first mugshot we posted, but another one HPD released shows the illustration coming a bit closer to the mark:

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