Live Oak Doe
Live Oak Doe
Sex Male
(Gender unknown)
Race Black
Location Live Oak, Texas
Found July 10, 1986
Unidentified for 32 years
Postmortem interval Minutes
Body condition Recognizable face
Age approximation 20 - 40
Height approximation 5'7-5'9
Weight approximation 155 - 165 pounds
Cause of death Strangulation
Live Oak Doe was an individual located in Texas in 1986. The victim was assigned male at birth, yet was dressed in female clothing when discovered.


The victim was found on a sidewalk in cardiac arrest after they were apparently strangled with pantyhose.

It is unknown if the subject was a transgender woman or a drag queen, since there was no evidence of reassignment surgery.

Physical Description

  • Black hair and brown eyes.
  • Both ears were pierced four times.
  • Tattoo of a heart and a scroll on the left arm.
  • Needle marks on both arms.