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DNA Doe Project Case Announcement: Rockledge Jane Doe – Brevard County, Florida (1980)
Status: Research in progress.
Who was Rockledge Jane Doe?
On October 11, 1980 a passing motorist found the body of a black woman on the east shoulder of an isolated rural road about 100 yards north of Barnes Boulevard in Rockledge, Brevard County, Florida. She had been shot in the head and the case is considered a homicide. She was 21-30 years old, weighed about 120 pounds, was 5’6, and had brown hair and eyes.
During the search for the woman’s identity the investigators discovered that she had been arrested in Pinellas County, about 150 miles to the west. The name she gave when booked was “Joanne English”, which turned out to be false, along with her Social Security number and date of birth. DNA, fingerprints, and dental records are available for comparison.
Date found: 11 Oct 1980
Race: Black/African American
Age: 21 to 30 years
PMI: 1 day
Location: Rockledge, Florida
Anyone who believes they have relevant information on this case should contact authorities directly:
Brevard County Sheriff’s Office
Brevard County Sheriff's Office, Florida (Official)
Links to More Information:
Identify Rockledge Jane Doe!
The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs)
JANE DOE - ROCKLEDGE, FLORIDA | Federal Bureau of Investigation
Image Credit: Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
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