On February 2nd 2012, at Kukui gardens, Honolulu, six fingers cut off at the knuckles were found in a dumpster outside of a housing complex.
Examination and DNA testing determined that the fingers belonged to a female child between the ages of 2 and 4. The ethnicity of the child could not be determined by examination of the severed fingers alone, and it is unclear if they were severed from the body of a living child or a cadaver.
The fingers were discovered by a local woman who had been rummaging through the dumpster in search of plastic bottles and cans; when she found them she originally believed them to be ginger root, however on closer examination she noticed the finger nails, and promptly turned them over to local police.
The woman is not a suspect in the case.
Despite an anonymous tip off line for members of the public to call with any information leading to the identity of the child, no one has come forward.
No other body parts belonging to the same child have been discovered since the original 2012 report.
If you have any information don’t hesitate to contact: Crime Stoppers at 955-8300.