Missing Since: September 29, 1983 from Davenport, Iowa Located on October 8, 1983 in Amarillo, Potter County, Texas. The victim was discovered in a culvert 17 miles north of Amarillo, Texas in Potter County on US 287. Cause of death was homicide. The victim died as a result of asphyxiation by strangulation. Estimated Date of Death: 24 - 30 hours prior to discovery Estimated age: 16 - 30 years old Approximate Height and Weight: 5'6" - 5'8"; 100 - 125 lbs. Distinguishing Characteristics: She had reddish/brown hair and blue eyes. She wore blue-tinted contact lenses. The victim had a small birthmark or blemish on her left forearm and an extra nipple under right breast. Both of her ears were pierced twice. Clothing: She was discovered wearing Britannica blue jeans, size 5; a white bra; pink panties with Thursday stitched in red; and white cotton socks. Her shirt and shoes were not found, Holmes said. Jewelry: She was wearing three rings on her fingers: a gold diamond friendship ring; a man's gold wedding band with tape on back; and a gold ring with a garnet stone and a diamond chip on the side. No known links to serial killers of the time such as the notorious Henry Lee Lucas. Lucas, who stalked American highways for several years, confessed to hundreds of murders but was in jail when Jane Doe was murdered. No tie to Benjamin Boyle, the truck driver executed in 1997 for the October 1985 strangulation death of Gail Lenore Smith, 20, and linked to cases in California and Colorado. Smith was found near the Canadian River bridge. [ame="http://helpfindthemissing.org/forum/showthread.php?t=11167"]http://helpfindthemissing.org/forum/showthread.php?t=11167[/ame] The rugged, scrubby hills north of Amarillo had earned an infamous reputation by 1983. Between 1974 and the discovery of Jane Doe, the area yielded six murder victims, with each case ending in arrests and convictions.