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Old 09-14-2005, 01:36 AM
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TN - Greene County - WhtFem 264UFTN, 15-17, 6-Wks Pregnant, Apr'85

Greene County (TN) Jane Doe, age 15-17 Murdered March 1985

Unidentified White Female
Found on April 14, 1985 in rural Greene County, Tennessee.
(Greene County is in eastern Tennessee. It borders North Carolina and is south of Virginia.)
Cause of death is trauma to the head.
Estimated time of death is 3 to 6 weeks.
Vital Statistics
Estimated age: 15 - 17 years old.
Approximate Height and Weight: 5'5" - 5'6" (165-168 cm); 130 - 140 lbs. (59-64 kg)
Distinguishing Characteristics: Brown hair with reddish tints.
Clothing: No clothing or jewelry was found with the victim.
Dentals: She had a slight overbite.
DNA: Available
Other: She was approximately 6 weeks pregnant.

Case History
The victim was located beside I-75 in rural Greene County in April 1985.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Texas Missing Persons Clearinghouse (toll-free) 800-346-3243 Or
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation 800-824-3463

Agency Case Number: U9401001
NCIC Number: N/A

Source Information:
Texas Missing Persons Clearinghouse
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
The Doe Network: Case File 264UFTN

Link:
http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/264uftn.html

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Old 09-16-2005, 04:07 PM
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i wonder if they have looked at this one?

http://charleyproject.org/cases/b/burnette_mary.html

i loked pretty hard and there arent a lot of possibilities i could come up with. this one looked good nbut unoless the date on her disappearnace is wrong it is too late.

http://charleyproject.org/cases/g/green_martha.html
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Old 09-16-2005, 04:29 PM
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It does look good. With her parents not reporting her missing until 1989 we don't know how accurate that information would be.
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Old 09-16-2005, 05:35 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by carolina
i wonder if they have looked at this one?

http://charleyproject.org/cases/b/burnette_mary.html
I think she resembles this first one that you found, the years and ages line up too. Plus, she remained in a geographical comfort zone, only going from Alabama to TN. Not a far trek, and if she had gotten pregnant she would have had to slow down anwyay. Have you sent this in as a tip?
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Old 09-20-2005, 04:50 PM
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no i sure haven't. if y'all think it is worth checking i will though...do you think i should email the doe network or coosa county? or both?
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Old 09-20-2005, 06:45 PM
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I looked on the map, I-75 doesn't go through Greene County. Was I-80 re-named at some point?
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Old 09-22-2005, 11:14 AM
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I looked on the map, I-75 doesn't go through Greene County. Was I-80 re-named at some point?
you're right, it is nowhere near it at all. i am going to bother the doe network on this one right now.
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Old 09-22-2005, 12:56 PM
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The reason I'm curious is that this young lady

http://www.doenetwork.us/cases/26ufga.html

was found only a couple of years later along I-59 in GA, just south of the TN border. Follow I-59 a little north into TN, and you're on I-75. The girls share a lot of physical characteristics. I was originally looking at this young lady as a possible victim of Franklin Floyd. Does anyone know of other UIDs found in this area and time frame, or missing girls in the area?
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Old 09-23-2005, 09:50 AM
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I 75 goes right through Union City. This was in 1975 though.

http://www.doenetwork.us/cases/210dfga.html
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Old 09-23-2005, 01:19 PM
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well there goes being productive for me forr the rest of the day. i am currently printing out maps. and i am about to get on charley project and doe for ther rest of the day.
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Old 09-24-2005, 06:22 PM
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Internet website searching

I wonder if it might also be of benefit in a case such as this one to also do a sort on NCMEC, Doenet, etc for other Jane Does of a similar description, or similar injuries, etc. Not with the initial purpose of learning this girl's identification, but perhaps to find other victims of the same killer.

Sometimes finding such links to two or more cases might reveal possible suspects or geographic locations/jurisdictions.
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Old 09-25-2005, 01:49 PM
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From the Doe Network....

"An official with the Campbell County [TN] Sheriff's Department stated that a possible serial killer worked the area of I-75 in the late 1990s. Authorities believe the murderer(s) may have picked up victims from nearby establishments and and disposed of the remains off of the interstate."

http://www.doenetwork.us/cases/181uftn.html
http://www.doenetwork.us/cases/223uftn.html


I think they didn't look back far enough....
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Old 03-08-2006, 08:11 PM
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New reconstruction for one of the Jane Doe's

http://www.doenetwork.us/cases/264uftn.html
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Old 07-09-2006, 05:35 PM
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TN - Unidentified White Female, ~15-17 yrs of age, - April 1985

http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/264uftn.html





Unidentified White Female
  • Found on April 14, 1985 in rural Greene County, Tennessee.
  • Cause of death is trauma to the head.
  • Estimated time of death is 3 to 6 weeks.




Vital Statistics


  • Estimated age: 15 - 17 years old.
  • Approximate Height and Weight: 5'5" - 5'6" (165-168 cm); 130 - 140 lbs. (59-64 kg)
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Brown hair with reddish tints.
  • Clothing: No clothing or jewelry was found with the victim.
  • Dentals: She had a slight overbite.
  • DNA: Available
  • Other: She was approximately 6 weeks pregnant.

Case History
The victim was located beside I-81 in rural Greene County in April 1985.


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Old 07-04-2007, 06:52 PM
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Updated Doenetwork Link to case...

Here is an updated link to the unidentified girl found in Greene County, Tennessee in March 1985:

http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/264uftn.html

This area is in the vicinity of the North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee borders.

Fred Howard Coffey, Jr. is the primary suspect in the murder of a little 8-year-old boy in Bristol, VA killed in 1986. Bristol is on the border of Tennessee and Virginia, and it is Fred's hometown.

In 1987, Coffey was convicted of murdering a 10-year-old girl in NC in 1979, and of molesting three children in 1986. He admitted to having molested over 100 children, and most likely killed others as well.

I wonder if this girl might be one of his victims?
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Old 08-10-2007, 07:25 PM
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Possible match?

How does this look as a possible match of a missing person to this Jane Doe? Compare the photos and artists conception drawings/ sculpture photos.

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Mary Jo Burnette, 16 Missing about June 1, 1984 from Rockford, AL

Mary Jo Burnette
Missing since about June 1, 1984 from Rockford, Coosa County, Alabama.
Classification: Endangered Runaway

Vital Statistics
Date Of Birth: October 18, 1967
Age at Time of Disappearance: 16 years old
Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'4" (163 cm); 90 lbs (41 kg)
Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown hair; hazel eyes.
Marks, Scars: She has a scar on her left knee and a scar on her left calf. She may wear glasses.
Dentals: Available. Somewhat crooked teeth to include a very protruding right upper central incisor.
AKA: She may go by the nickname Joe.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Burnette was last seen on June 1, 1984. She may be in the Atlanta, Georgia area. She may be traveling with a male companion. Mary was arrested in 1984 but the family did not report her as missing until 1989 and the June 1 date is a guess. She may have been seen in Florida.

Investigators
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact: Coosa County Sheriff's Office 256-377-4922

NCMEC #: NCMC869473
NCIC Number: M-189763810
Please refer to these numbers when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Source Information:
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
The Doe Network: Case File 1403DFAL

LINK:
http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/1403dfal.html
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Old 03-06-2008, 10:22 AM
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bumping case up. Any thoughts about a possible match between Greene County Jane Doe and Mary Jo Burnette?

Mary Jo Burnette
Missing since June 1, 1984 from Rockford, Coosa County, Alabama.
Classification: Endangered Runaway
The Doe Network: Case File 1403DFAL

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http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/1403dfal.html
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Old 03-06-2008, 10:39 AM
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Is this one a possibility? http://police.nashville.org/get_invo...niferwyant.htm
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Old 03-06-2008, 11:20 AM
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Mary Jo's teeth make me wonder about her as a possible match for the I-59 Jane Doe mentioned in post #8. Her frame size makes it not as likely, as I-59 Jane Doe was physically larger......otoh, Mary Jo could have grown some if she was alive from the date of her disappearance till 1988.
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Old 05-18-2008, 12:00 PM
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Man Who Discovered Body Talks About The Cold Case

TBI is once again looking at a 23-year-old cold case. Investigators hope if they put it back in the public eye, they will get fresh leads and be able to officially reopen the case.

A teenager found her body on April 14th, 1985 at exit 44 off Interstate 81 in Greene County.

The victim would be almost 40 years old today.

Agents believe “Jane Doe” was between 15 and 17 at the time of her murder.

News Channel 11 spoke with the man who found her body and the officer who responded to the 9-1-1 call.

http://www.tricities.com/tri/news/lo...old_case/9604/
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Old 06-06-2008, 12:38 AM
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TN looks for identity of female child skeletal remains from 1985

This was an interesting find. The nude remains were found in Tennessee, but for some reason, they are saying she has some sort of connection to Texas. Please look at the clay rendering.

www.wacotrib.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/communities/breakingnews/entries/2008/06/04

scroll down to read the entry.
Having trouble linking it.
If anyone else can, please do.
Thanks

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Old 06-06-2008, 01:59 AM
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I had seen this on another site, no explanation for why the connection to Texas. hmmmmmmmmmmm, interesting.

Here's the direct link to this article, I think: http://www.wacotrib.com/blogs/conten...fying_wom.html


And the one I found it on: http://carey2.blogspot.com/2008/06/s...r-help-do.html
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Old 06-06-2008, 03:14 AM
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I did some searching and turned in the following:

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Sondra Kay Ramber -
Name: Sondra Kay Ramber
Case Number: M9101011
Case Type: Involuntary - Non-Family Abduction
Last Seen in: Santa Fe (Galveston County)
Last Seen on: 10/26/1983
Height: 5' 5 "
Weight: 123 lbs.
Age Missing: 14
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Date of Birth: 1/2/1969
Race: White
Sex: Female
State Missing From: Texas
Country Missing From: USA
Circumstances: Unknown


http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/mpch/mpdetails.asp?id='M10/11/200110:54:13AM'


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Name: Kathleen Laura Ranft
Case Number: M8608002
Case Type: Endangered - Foul Play Possible
Last Seen in: Sequin (Guadalupe County)
Last Seen on: 4/5/1985
Height: 5' 6 "
Weight: 130 lbs.
Name: Kathleen Laura Ranft
Case Number: M8608002
Case Type: Endangered - Foul Play Possible
Last Seen in: Sequin (Guadalupe County)
Last Seen on: 4/5/1985
Height: 5' 6 "
Weight: 130 lbs.
Age Missing: 29 (note that age is way off, but everything else, including dates, are very close)
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Date of Birth: 2/18/1956
Race: White
Sex: Female
State Missing From: Texas
Country Missing From: USA
Circumstances: Ms. Ranft’s vehicle was found abandoned at the “Country Cabaret”, a local nightclub. Dental information is available.

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/mpch/mpdetails.asp?id='M10/3/20013:06:00PM'


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Name: Kim Sue Leggett
Case Number: M8803022
Case Type: Endangered - Foul Play Possible
Last Seen in: Mercedes (Hidalgo County)
Last Seen on: 10/9/1984
Height: 5' 6 "
Weight: 110 lbs.
Age Missing: 21 (age is off a few years, but everything else fits)
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Date of Birth: 12/27/1962
Race: White
Sex: Female
State Missing From: Texas
Country Missing From: USA
Circumstances: Mrs. Leggett disappeared from the Ross Cotton Gin, her place of employment, between 4:30 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. She was last seen talking to two male subjects outside. On the same date at approximately 4:45 p.m., her parents received two phone calls to the effect that their daughter had been kidnapped. Mrs. Leggett's family drove to the Ross Cotton Gin, which is owned by Mrs. Leggett's father-in-law, and found her car with her purse and keys in it.

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/mpch/mpdetails.asp?id='M2/25/200211:04:11AM'




#4
Name: Terrie Lynn Hefner
AKA: Terrie Davis
Case Number: M9812004
Case Type: Endangered
Last Seen in: Dallas (Dallas County)
Last Seen on: 4/1/1984
Height: 5' 5 "
Weight: 120 lbs.
Age Missing: 21 (age off a bit)
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Date of Birth: 8/11/1964
Race: White
Sex: Female
State Missing From: Texas
Country Missing From: USA
Circumstances: Ms. Hefner may have a chipped front tooth and a mole on her right cheek. She may have traveled to Louisiana. (tooth and mole not mentioned on UID, but possible)
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Blonde
Date of Birth: 2/18/1956
Race: White
Sex: Female
State Missing From: Texas
Country Missing From: USA
Circumstances: Ms. Ranft’s vehicle was found abandoned at the “Country Cabaret”, a local nightclub. Dental information is available.
http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/mpch/mpdetails.asp?id='M10/9/20012:58:05PM'
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Old 06-06-2008, 08:08 AM
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Barb. your # 1, Sondra Kay Ramber, would fit.

Sondra’s age, height, and weight fit.(her weight gain could be due to pregnancy)
Sondra’s rounded chin, straight nose, and relatively small mouth, seem to match the clay reconstruction.

Let me Speculate on a reason for her disappearance. Sondra knew and possibly was having sex with a adult male. He either lured or forced her to leave home, then he moved her out of state. Subsaquently she became pregnant but she miscarried or had the child aborted.
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Duplicate thread w/ "TN looks for identity of female child skeletal remains from 1985"
Should we see if we can get these 2 threads merged?
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