Lois Gibson was a Kansas girl trying to suss out her dreams in Los
Angeles as a model and dancer in 1970 when she was attacked and left for
That’s what led to the unconventional way she decided to become a forensic artist.
Gibson 68, has helped police across the
country identify more than 1,000 suspects since the late 1980s through
her charcoal sketches. Recently, she was the forensic artist responsible
for rendering the likeness of "Little Jacob," a toddler who washed up
on the beach in Galveston in October without having been reported
On June 20, authorities confimed the child
was four-year-old Jayden Lopez. His mother, Rebecca Rivera, 34, and her
girlfriend, Dania Sarai Amezquita Gomez, 31, were arrested this week in
relation to the murder.
Lopez is one of many people Gibson's work has helped.