Highland Park Jane Doe (1996)
Sex Female
Race Black/White
Location Highland Park, Michigan
Found May 20, 1996
Unidentified for 24 years
Postmortem interval Hours
Body condition Recognizable face
Age approximation 15 - 25
Height approximation 5'3
Weight approximation 191 pounds
Cause of death Gunshot (homicide)[1]

Highland Park Jane Doe was a young woman found deceased in Michigan in 1996. She was located in an alley after being shot in the neck.


  • Dark brown, reddish, curly hair.
  • Brown eyes.
  • She appeared to be biracial with black and white ancestry.
  • She had freckles.
  • She likely smoked cigarettes but was otherwise drug-free.
  • She had pelvic inflammatory disease, which may have been the result of a sexually transmitted infection.
  • Her fingernails were long and painted purple.
  • Her toenails, well cared for, were painted pink.
  • She had three dental fillings.
  • She had an old scar on one knee.
  • She had type O blood.

Clothing and personal items

  • White bow in her hair.
  • White tee shirt with yellow smiley faces with red lips.
  • White skirt.
  • Black and white gym shorts.
  • White bra.
  • White socks.
  • Black shoes.
  • Women's watch with a teddy bear design with a brown band.




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