Altoona Jane Doe
Sex Female
Race White
Location Altoona, Florida
Found April 18, 1984
Unidentified for 36 years
Postmortem interval 2 - 4 weeks
Body condition Decomposed
Age approximation 17 - 20
Height approximation 5' - 5'1
Weight approximation 90 - 110 pounds
Cause of death Homicide
Altoona Jane Doe was a teenager or young woman found murdered in Altoona, Florida in 1984.


The partially skeletonized remains were found in a wooded area off of a foot path off a dirt road approximately 3 miles north of Hwy 42 (Altoona) and approximately 450 feet east of Hwy 19. It is unknown how the woman died. Her DNA, dentals, and fingerprints are available for analysis.


  • Reddish-brown hair, that was fine and straight.
  • Her fingernails painted a coral or orange color.
  • Possible healed fractures to her ribs.
  • Her left ear was pierced, but the there was no earring present. It is unknown if her right ear was pierced.

Clothing and accessories

  • Wrangler blue jeans (waist size 24 inches)
  • Tan panties with brown trim
  • Black T-shirt reading "Here comes trouble"
  • Light colored shirt reading "Have you kissed your child tonite" on the front
  • Tan canvas shoes with blue trim
  • 15-inch metal necklace chain



  • She may have been Emma VaughnRule Out


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