Cheatham County Jane Doe
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Sex Female
Race White
Location Peagram, Tennessee
Found October 21, 1981
Unidentified for 38 years
Postmortem interval 3 - 9 months
Body condition Skeletal
Age approximation 15 - 20
Height approximation N/A
Weight approximation N/A
Cause of death Homicide

Cheatham County Jane Doe was a teenager or young adult found deceased in Tennessee landfill in 1981.

Case

The victim is believed to have been a hitchhiker.

Forensic tests on the female's bones indicated she had arrived in Cheatham County recently, most likely from the Midwest. They also indicated she was born in either Texas or Florida.

Characteristics

  • Brown hair.
  • Poor dental health:
    • She had some dental work, but nothing recent.
    • A "cross bite" on the left side of her mouth.

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