Identify DeSoto County Jane Doe!

Identify DeSoto County Jane Doe!

Identify DeSoto County Jane Doe!
She has been without her name for 32 years.
Somewhere, someone (s) has been missing
This unidentified woman for 32 years.
Who is she?
Can you identify her?

Identify DeSoto County Jane Doe!

Identify DeSoto Jane Doe! This unidentified female was found deceased on January 24, 1985.
Reportedly, this woman was found adjacent to Highway 78. She was found in Olive Branch, Mississippi. DeSoto County Jane Doe was a Caucasian female. Her estimated age was 20 to 35 years old. DeSoto County Jane Doe’s estimated height was 5’2″ to 5’4.” Her hair was red or strawberry blonde. This Doe’s eye color is undetermined. She had scars on her left arm and hand. DeSoto County Jane Doe had a tattoo of “T.H.C.” on her right ankle. She had “REJ” and “RET” tattooed on her left ankle.

It was determined that DeSoto County Jane Doe smoked heavily. She bit her fingernails. This Doe had a tubal ligation (“got her tubes tied.”).

Identify DeSoto County Jane Doe!

It was January 24, 1984, in DeSoto County, Mississippi. At approximately 7:30 A.M., an unidentified Caucasian female was found adjacent to side of Highway 78 in DeSoto County, Mississippi. The victim is described as being between 20 and 35 years old. Her estimated height was 5’2″ to 5’4″ tall. She had red or strawberry blonde hair. DeSoto County Jane Doe had a petite frame. She was wearing a short-sleeved pullover top with Gloria Vanderbilt jeans.

DeSoto County Jane Doe was not wearing panties, socks, or shoes. Nor was she wearing jewelry or a bra. And those items were not found in the area. Examination reveals that she may have been sexually assaulted. Reportedly, the cause of death was established asphyxiation by ligature strangulation. The manner of Olive Branch Jane Doe’s death is ruled as a homicide.

The following people have been ruled out as being this Jane Doe:
First Name Last Name Year of Birth State LKA
Ida Anderson 1937 Michigan
Audrey Backeberg 1942 Wisconsin
Darcy Brown 1943 Ohio
Peggy Byars-Baisden 1941 Florida
Mabel Chambers 1920 Delaware
Jane Clement 1941 Louisiana
Evelyn Hartley 1937 Wisconsin
Mary Little 1940 Georgia
Mary Mclaughlin 1938 Michigan
Dianna Munyon 1965 California
Betty Roberts 1930 Maryland
Doris SCANDALIS 1930 California
Beverly Sharpman 1930 Pennsylvania
Nadine Timm 1935 Illinois
Floradean Walker 1925 Texas
Mildred Zentner 1936 Michigan

Identify DeSoto County Jane Doe!
How We Can Help

Somewhere someone (s) has been missing this unidentified female for 32 years. They have wondered for decades where she has been and if she’s safe. If this Doe can be matched with a woman who was reported missing, it can solve a cold case. It is possible that this DeSoto County Jane Doe may never have been reported as missing. If that is the case, it will be much harder to match her with a missing person. The FBI are looking for information on a woman who disappeared around New Year 1985. She needs to have been a heavy smoker, have been “nervous.” and in other ways match this Doe’s description.

If you are able to match DeSoto County Jane Doe with a missing woman, multiple contact options are below.

To Law Enforcement: From FBI: To provide or request additional information or if you are aware of a female who
turned up missing right after the 1985 New Year, who was very nervous, smoked, and matches this
victim’s description, please contact Chief Inspector Roger Hutchins, DeSoto County Sheriff’s
Office, Hernando, Mississippi, at 662-469-8521,
Contact ViCAP for information on how your agency can obtain access to the ViCAP Web
National Crime Database and view this case.

We can match DeSoto County Jane County Jane Doe with a missing woman on the NamUs website.

We can match DeSoto County Jane County Jane Doe with a missing woman on the Doe Network Website.

The image in the FBI poster was provided by the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office, Hernando, Agency Case #: 19850

You can contact the FBI tip line at: 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324)

You can submit a tip to the FBI online. Click here to do so.

You can locate and contact your local FBI office. Click here to locate your local FBI office.

The above photo and additional information are courtesy of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

This unidentified woman’s data and additional info on this page can be found here.

ViCAP Alert # 2011-12-02 / Released: 12/30/2011 / Revised 05/12/2015
To review this or other ViCAP Alerts, please go to ViCAP Alerts.

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