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Police ID 2 bodies found decades ago in Texas oil field

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (AP) – Authorities have identified two women whose bodies were separately found in a Houston-area oil field more than 27 years ago.

LCPD Identifies Calder Road victims

After years of thorough investigation and thousands of hours of collective work and dedication, members of the League City Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division have been able to identify the two women whose bodies were found decades ago on Calder Road. Their names are Audrey Lee Cook and Donna Prudhomme. We give you an inside look into the investigation and the tireless efforts of the Criminal Investigation Division to identify these victims and seek justice for their deaths.

Posted by League City Police Department on Monday, April 15, 2019

League City police on Monday identified the two women as 30-year-old Audrey Lee Cook, from Memphis, Tennessee, and 34-year-old Donna Prudhomme, from Port Arthur, Texas.

Cook was found in 1986 and Prudhomme was found in 1991. Both women were found in an oil field located along Calder Road in League City. Two other women, who’ve previously been identified, were also found in the same oil field.

LCPD press conference to identify Calder Road victims

Posted by City Of League City Government on Monday, April 15, 2019

Police say the four slayings remain unsolved.

Authorities say Cook and Prudhomme were identified through DNA phenotyping, which predicts physical appearance and ancestry from unidentified DNA evidence.

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding out more about Cook and Prudhomme.

Associated Press

Associated Press

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