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Slidell Jane Doe, also known as Lake Pontchartrain Jane Doe, was a young woman found murdered in 1986 in Louisiana. 22 women have been ruled out as the decedent.

Case

The woman's body was found in Lake Pontchartrain after presumably floating from another location.

The victim died from asphyxiation and a plastic bag was secured by duct tape around her head. She had been stabbed several times in the face as well. A weight had been tied around her neck as an attempt to keep the body from resurfacing.

Characteristics

  • Auburn hair.
  • She had well-cared for teeth without any dental work.
  • Her wisdom teeth were removed and some teeth were missing, possibly being lost after death.
  • She had freckles.
  • The victim was likely in a vehicle accident or similar event prior to death, based on healed injuries to her hips.
  • She appeared to have had facial reconstruction surgery on her face as well as a rhinoplasty.
  • She had silicone breast implants.
  • Slim build.
  • She was three months pregnant.
  • She had multiple scars:
    • A circular scar on her right knee,
    • On her right wrist,
    • And on her abdomen.

Gallery

Media appearances

  • Her case appeared on America's Most Wanted

Sources

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