Arvin Jane Doe
Sex Female
Race White
Location Arvin, California
Found June 21, 1978
Unidentified for 42 years
Postmortem interval 3-4 months
Body condition Skeletal
Age approximation 13-24
Height approximation 5'3 - 5'8
Weight approximation Unknown
Cause of death Not stated(S)
Arvin Jane Doe was a female found deceased in California in 1978.


The skeletal remains of an unidentifiable female were found in a shallow grave at a grape vineyard 1.4 meters east of Wheeler Ridge Rd and 50 yards south of Maricopa-Wheeler canal. It is possible she was working at the grape vineyard where she was found to help harvest.

Her hands and limbs were never recovered, but hair (possibly hers) collected for autopsy was mostly auburn, however, it was of red-blonde coloration at the time of her body's exhumation.


  • She may have had auburn hair.
  • She had large front teeth.

Clothing and accessories

  • Two white metal necklaces, one with a religious medallion.
  • A pair of panties (no color or size documented; not seized).



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