Composite Sketch created by National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
Unidentified “Jane Doe”
Discovered on October 5, 1980 in Henderson, Clark County, Nevada
Estimated date of death is 24 hours prior to discovery
Estimated age: 14 – 25 years old Race/Gender: Caucasian Female
Approximate Height and Weight: 5’2″; 103-110 lbs.
Distinguishing Characteristics: Light reddish, blonde or brown, shoulder length hair; green or hazel eyes. Nonsmoker.
Tattoos: A crudely made tattoo of letter “S” on inner portion of right forearm, approximately 1/2″ in length.
Dental Information: Available. Wisdom teeth impacted. She had fillings. Dental Features: 7 & 8 are present, diastema, 27 present root tip.
Clothing: No clothing located.
Fingerprints: Full prints are available in file. Prints sent to CA DOJ, FBI, and LVMPD – no matching record.
DNA: Available; University of North Texas.
The deceased homicide victim was located on October 15, 1980 on State Route 146 near Arroyo Grande Road, Henderson, NV.
Her fingerprints matched no one in the missing person system at the time.
The victim was murdered elsewhere, her body dumped at the site. Multiple head wounds, possibly with a hammer, to back of skull and behind right ear. Seven puncture-type stab wounds to left, upper portion of back, approximately 3″ in depth.
If you have any information about this case please contact:
Henderson Police Department
Detective John Williams
Clark County Coroner Office
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