Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham announced the IDs during a news conference, naming the three women as 48-year-old Jewel King, who vanished in April 2006; 41-year-old Verdell Jefferson, who was reported missing in August 2006; and 43-year-old Dorothy Botts, who was last seen on Christmas Day of that year.. The victims — Jewel King, Verdell Jefferson and Dorothy Butts — all vanished back in 2006, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police.. The three women have been identified as Jewel King, Verdell Jefferson and Dorothy Butts. They were last seen: They were last seen: 48-year old Jewel King, of Southwest, DC, who was reported . Officials identified the victims as 48-year-old Jewel King of Southwest D.C., who was reported missing on April 13, 2006, 41-year-old Verdell Jefferson, who was reported missing on Aug. 1, 2006 . Details of Disappearance Jefferson disappeared from Washington D.C. on May 1, 2006. In April 2018, her skeletal remains discovered in the 100 block of Wayne Place southeast, along with the remains of two other women who disappeared in 2006: 48-year-old Jewel King, who disappeared in April, and 43-year-old Dorothy Botts, who vanished in December.. Authorities say Jewel King, 48; Verdell Jefferson, 41; and Dorothy Butts, 43, have been all murdered — two dying from gunshot wounds and one from blunt pressure trauma. Now investigators are tasked with unraveling the thriller surrounding their deaths and discovering their killer or killers. The three ladies all vanished between April and .