(L.A.) Catherine Parker-Johnson Died at an Excavation Site

Case Number: 2001-06302

Los Angeles County is reporting the death of a Black female that occurred at an excavation site.

The coroner’s office has identified the individual as Catherine Parker-Johnson.

Manner of Death: Homicide

Cause of Death: Undertermined (Incomplete Remains, Skeletonized)

RIP CATHERINE PARKER-JOHNSON (November 9, 1956 – August 22, 2001)

Formal pronouncement of death was made on Wednesday at 11:11 a.m.

The decedent was identified via DNA after having gone missing in 1981. Her body had been found in 2001 at a construction site in Redondo Beach.