New Haven County Jane Doe
Sex Female
Race White
Location West Haven, Connecticut
Found April 20, 1979 (remains)
April 24, 1981 (mandible)
Unidentified for 41 years
Postmortem interval 1 - 8 years
Body condition Skeletal
Age approximation 18-30
Height approximation 5'1 - 5'3
Weight approximation N/A
Cause of death Undetermined(S)

New Haven County Jane Doe was a young woman whose partial skeleton was found in 1979. In 1981, her mandible was located.


  • She may have had a congenitally missing lower vertebra.
  • She may have had arthritis which might have caused some lower back pain.

Clothing and accessories

  • Black lace bra
  • Westclox folding travel alarm clock in a hard red case



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