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Grundy County Jane Doe - DNA Doe Project Cases
Follow this DNA Doe case of a black woman found by a farmer in Illinois. As the case progresses, we will update this page.
Reconstruction of the victim by Kim Parkhurst, Carl Koppelman, NCMEC and Beth Buchholtz; images of sweater.
Unidentified Body/Remains (Black Female)
Found October 2, 1976 in Grundy Co, IL
Body Condition: Recognizable face
Probable year of death: 1976 to 1976
Estimated postmortem interval: 1 Days
Estimated age: 18-23 (Adult - pre 30)
Approximate Height: 67 estimate
Approximate Weight: 150 estimate
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Scars and marks: Scar on right hip, lower right abdomen, which could be a birthmark
Clothing & Accessories
Clothing: Red, White and Black knit sweater
Accessories: Green plastic bag, along with black electrical tape
Fingerprints: Fingerprint information is available elsewhere
Dentals: Dental information / charting is not available
DNA: Sample submitted - tests not complete
Case History: On October 2, 1976, an unidentified female black, between the ages of 18 and 23, was found deceased in a ditch.
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