Tina Farmer
Tina Farmer
Name Tina Marie McKenney Farmer
Sex Female
Found January 1, 1985
Location La Follette, Tennessee
Missing from Indianapolis, Indiana
Identified September 2018
Span 33 years
Age 21
Cause of death Strangulation

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Tina Marie McKenney Farmer was a woman discovered in early January 1985.


Tina was last seen on Thanksgiving Day in 1984. Tina also left her youngest daughter behind, whom died of cancer in 2017. Little else available is known about Tina's disappearance.


Tina's body was found near a highway near Jellico in Campbell County, Tennessee on Interstate 75. Although she had died recently, she was already in an advanced state of decomposition. The victim had been bound and strangled.

She may have been a victim of the Redhead Murderer, as she had red hair, may have been a hitchhiker, prostitution or a runaway, which met the characteristics of the killer.

It was announced the victim was identified as Tina Marie McKenney Farmer on September 6, 2018 through fingerprinting.

Physical Description

  • She had curly, shoulder-length red hair.
  • Her eyes were green.
  • She may have had plastic surgery in the past.s
  • She had freckles.
  • She had various scars and burn marks on both of her arms and legs and a scar on her forehead.
  • She was 10 to 12 weeks pregnant.
    • She had likely had another child before.
  • She wore a partial upper denture.
  • Her ears were double pierced.
  • She had possibly had a laparoscopy in life.

Clothing and accessories

  • New blue jeans
  • White velour long-sleeved sport shirt or blouse with a wide beige band at the bottom



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