The Edmond Sun

March 22, 2013

Sheriff's Office seeks answers in ‘Lime Lady’ cold case

Special to The Sun

OKLA. CITY — The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office is releasing a series of tweets regarding the “Lime Lady” cold case, focusing on unique descriptions of the victim.

According to the agency the “Lime Lady” had a very distinctive tattoo. It was a small heart that was located over her left breast. The outline of the heart was in blue ink, and the center of the heart was colored red. She also had an appendectomy scar.

According to the State Medical Examiners Office the victim was shot three times with a .45-caliber handgun. Her body was found naked about 20 miles northeast of Oklahoma City on an east side bank of the North Canadian River on April 18, 1980.

To date, investigators have not identified the victim, nor have they identified a suspect in the case. If you have information about this incident, call the Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division at 713-1017, or send a message online at