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{{Identified notice}}{{Identified Infobox|age=17-25|cod={{Presumed}}|image1=1557UFCA 3.png|name=Withheld|sex={{f}}|missing_from=Withheld|discovered=June 28, 1983|location=Yosemite, California|identified=May 2021|span=37 years}}'''Mariposa County Jane Doe''' was a female located at Yosemite National Park in 1983. Additional remains were found in 1988.
{{UID|image = [[File:Mariposa front.jpg|200px|JAWLINE IS APPROXIMATE]]|sex = {{F}}|race = {{White}}|location = Yosemite, California|found = June 28, 1983|span = {{age|1983|6|28}}|postmortem interval = Weeks - 3 years|body condition = {{sk}}|age approximation = 17-23|height approximation = 5'2 to 5'6|weight approximation = 110 to 125 pounds|cause of death = {{presumed}}}}
 
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'''Mariposa County Jane Doe''' was a female located at Yosemite National Park in 1983. additional remains were found in 1988.
 
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Her NamUs page was taken down in late April of 2021. According to the Doe Network, she was identified in 2021.
   
 
== Case ==
 
== Case ==
 
[[File:Mariposa side.jpg|thumb|left|Profile. Please note, victim's lower jaw was not recovered.]]
 
   
 
Henry Lee Lucas confessed to the woman's murder, also implicating his companion, Ottis Toole. He claimed the crime occurred between 1980 and 1981 and reportedly led officers to the crime scene. She was an apparent hitchhiker picked up between Corona and the park.
 
Henry Lee Lucas confessed to the woman's murder, also implicating his companion, Ottis Toole. He claimed the crime occurred between 1980 and 1981 and reportedly led officers to the crime scene. She was an apparent hitchhiker picked up between Corona and the park.
   
 
Lucas would falsely confess to as many as 3,000 murders under the coercion of local police. He later claimed responsibility for three murders, excluding this victim.<ref>“War in Waco.” ''The Confession Killer''', season 1, episode 3, Netflix, 6 Dec. 2019.</ref>
 
Lucas would falsely confess to as many as 3,000 murders under the coercion of local police. He later claimed responsibility for three murders, excluding this victim.<ref>“War in Waco.” ''The Confession Killer''', season 1, episode 3, Netflix, 6 Dec. 2019.</ref>
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Mariposa front.jpg
 
Mariposa side.jpg|Profile. Please note, victim's lower jaw was not recovered
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</gallery>
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== Sources ==
 
== Sources ==
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* {{Doe Network|1557ufca.html|Mariposa County Jane Doe}}
* {{NamUs|53329|{{PAGENAME}}}}
 
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* [https://kmph.com/news/local/investigators-hope-facial-reconstruction-leads-to-murdered-womans-identity ''Fox 26'']
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[[Category:1982 deaths]]
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[[Category:1981 deaths]]
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[[Category:1980 deaths]]
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[[Category:1983 deaths]]
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[[Category:Henry Lee Lucas victims]]
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[[Category:People found in California]]
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[[Category:Discovered in wooded areas]]
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[[Category:Possible hitchhikers]]
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[[Category:Young adults]]
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[[Category:Teenagers]]
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[[Category:1950s births]]
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[[Category:1960s births]]
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[[Category:Mandible not recovered]]
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[[Category:1983 discoveries]]
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[[Category:1988 discoveries]]
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[[Category:2021 identifications]]
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[[Category:Identity withheld]]

Revision as of 11:58, 23 May 2021

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Mariposa County Jane Doe was a female located at Yosemite National Park in 1983. Additional remains were found in 1988.

Her NamUs page was taken down in late April of 2021. According to the Doe Network, she was identified in 2021.

Case

Henry Lee Lucas confessed to the woman's murder, also implicating his companion, Ottis Toole. He claimed the crime occurred between 1980 and 1981 and reportedly led officers to the crime scene. She was an apparent hitchhiker picked up between Corona and the park.

Lucas would falsely confess to as many as 3,000 murders under the coercion of local police. He later claimed responsibility for three murders, excluding this victim.[1]

Gallery


Sources

  1. “War in Waco.” The Confession Killer', season 1, episode 3, Netflix, 6 Dec. 2019.