IN WAYNE COUNTY JANE DOE: WF, 18-22, found in remote area near Indiana/Ohio line, IN - 26 Dec 1982 - Oval ring


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491UFIN - Unidentified Female​


Reconstruction of victim.

Date of Discovery: December 26, 1982
Location of Discovery: Wayne County, Indiana
Estimated Date of Death: 1982 (8 months prior)
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
Cause of Death: Unknown

Physical Description

Estimated Age: 18 - 22 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'3", Estimated
Weight: Cannot Estimate
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown


Dentals: Available; Stainless steel or chrome crown on upper left molar. Upper incisors protrude 10 mm.
Fingerprints: Not Available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items

Clothing: Dark blue nylon 3/4 length insulated jacket. Long sleeve front buttoned polyester blouse with scalloped design collar, size 12. Gray maternity slacks, size 8.
Jewelry: Gold metal ring with oval opal (white) and two small diamonds, on right hand.
Additional Personal Items: Clog type shoes with wooden soles, leather strap and buckles.

Circumstances of Discovery

The victim was located in west/central Wayne County, by deer hunters in a remote woods, approximately two miles north of I-70 and approximately 15 miles west of the Indiana/Ohio line.

Investigating Agency(s)

Agency Name: Wayne Cnty Coroners Ofc
Agency Phone Number: 317-694-9563
Agency Case Number: 41-10291

NCIC Case Number: U-196105136
NamUs Case Number: 4842

Information Source(s)

Indiana State Police

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