Remains found in California identified as missing Salt Lake City woman

Posted at 3:26 PM, May 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-10 17:42:08-04

Thanks to improvements in DNA technology, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department identified the remains of a missing Salt Lake City woman.

Charlotte Mower went missing in 2001. She was reported missing by her sister in October 2003.  She was last seen crossing a street near 3500 South and 500 East in Salt Lake City.

Her remains were found in the town of Needles, California in February 2003. They were just identified this month through a DNA match.

Mower was 36 years old when she went missing. Her case is listed as active with the cold case unit of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.