Pleasant Valley Jane Doe was a woman who was accidently killed in Pleasant Valley, California on July 30, 1852.

Case

The woman was with her husband and their child travelling through Pleasant Valley, California. They were reportedly emigrants from an unspecified country. When she putting her husband's rifle in their wagon, the rifle accidently discharged with the bullet hitting her right side of the head, killing her nearly instantly. The husband and child mourned her death, and buried in an unknown location in Diamond Springs, California the next day. A journalist who reported the incident on August 1, 1852 did not learn the identity of the family.

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