Chautauqua County Jane Doe
Sex Female
Race White
Location Ellery, New York
Found December 6, 1983
Unidentified for 35 years
Postmortem interval Hours
Body condition Recognizable face
Age approximation 30 - 37
Height approximation 5'4
Weight approximation 128 pounds
Cause of death Gunshot (homicide)

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Chautauqua County Jane Doe was a woman found murdered in New York in 1983. A document found with her body suggests she was native to Canada or Europe.


The victim was found lying in a ditch on Route 17 after being shot four times; once in the mouth, the back and twice in the chest. It has not been released how long she was dead. She was also sexually assaulted.


  • She had a mole on her left cheek and one behind her left ear.
  • Her eyes were brown.
  • Her hair was brown and slightly graying.
  • She had a wart above the left eyebrow.
  • She had given birth about 15 years before her murder.
  • She appeared to have expensive European dental work, some including gold, on the right side of her upper set of teeth.
  • Her blood type was A+
  • She had a scar on her throat.
  • Her shoe size was estimated to be a 5 or 6.
  • She had an IUD made in either Finland, Belgium or the Netherlands.

Clothing and accessories

  • She wore a white V-Neck, Italian-made camisole.
  • An expensive plaid trench coat with green, red and brown coloration with a reversible olive-colored wool side.
  • A handmade skirt with shades of brown, blue and red.
  • A note from the Blue Boy Motor Lodge, a company from B.C., Canada.



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