TN NASHVILLE JANE DOE: WF, 45-55, found in the Cumberland River in Nashville, TN - 17 March 1998 - Leo Zodiac pendant


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194UFTN - Unidentified Female
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Reconstructions of the victim by Judy Reimer and Wesley Neville; clothing and jewlery.

Date of Discovery: March 17, 1998
Location of Discovery: Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee
Estimated Date of Death: Hours prior
State of Remains: Recognizable face
Cause of Death: Homicide by gunshot

Physical Description
Estimated Age: 30-55 years old
Race: White and/or Hispanic
Sex: Female
Height: 5'2"
Weight: 167 lbs.
Hair: Dyed light brown to blond, wavy, and 5 inches in length.
Eye Color: Green or hazel
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown.

Dentals: Available. $10,000 worth of dental care.
Fingerprints: Unknown.
DNA: Unknown.

Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Black nylon pants (torn) with "Sport" "Tweety In Training" patch, white panties.
Jewelry: Gold necklace with Gold Zodiac "LEO" emblem, 2 rings: 1 dark gray, 1 lighter gold.
Additional Personal Items: (1) white reebok tennis shoe with red trim.

Circumstances of Discovery
On Wednesday morning of March 18, 1998, a tug boat captain reported to the police a body floating west in the Cumberland River near Cleese’s Ferry and Hunter’s Marina.

Upon arrival, the rescue squad pulled the body of a partially clothed woman from the water at Harbor Marina and Cleese’s Ferry. She had been shot in the head twice.

A woman fitting the description was seen on the evening of March 17 on Music Valley Drive with a man wearing a white Tweetie Bird tee shirt with black pants and a gold zodiac necklace.

Investigating Agency(s)
Agency Name: Metropolitan Nashville Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Det. Stephen Jolley
Agency Phone Number: 615-880-2919
Agency Email: missing_persons(at)
Agency Case Number: 1998-131720

Agency Name: Davidson County Forensic Medical Unit
Agency Contact Person: Lauren Fisher, Jennifer Ledford, or Candice Sexton
Agency Phone Number: 615-743-1800
Agency Email: N/
Agency Case Number: 980662

NCIC Case Number: U10748105
NamUs Case Number: 10155
Information Source(s)


Metro Nashville Police Department (archived)​

Hellbeasts - A Blog About Crime and Injustice (archived)​

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