Harris County Jane Doe
Sex Female
Race Black/Asian
Location Houston, Texas
Found October 16, 1980[1]
Unidentified for 39 years
Postmortem interval 3 months prior
Body condition Decomposed
Age approximation 20-31
Height approximation 4'8 to 4'10
Weight approximation 90 to 110 pounds
Cause of death Homicide
Harris County Jane Doe was a woman found murdered along Interstate 45 in 1980. Her case is speculated to be related to Harris County Jane Doe and Walker County Jane Doe.


Decedent found October 16, 1980 partially decomposed on roadside beneath barbed wire fence


  • Decedent was of African descent, possibly with Indian or Asian admixture
  • Decedent had black hair put into many small braids
  • Decedent's jaw showed areas of bone loss associated of periodontal problems


  • Multi-colored head scarf
  • Long sleeve blue and white pull over shirt, size medium
  • Blue denim pants size 5/6 with large orange colored embroidered flowers on rear pockets
  • White bra
  • Red bikini-style underwear



  1. The victim is also listed to have been discovered on October 15
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