Tuscaloosa County Jane Doe
Sex Female
Race White
Location Romulus, Alabama
Found April 18, 1982
Unidentified for 37 years
Postmortem interval Hours
Body condition Recognizable face
Age approximation 34 - 38
Height approximation 5'4
Weight approximation 110 - 115 pounds
Cause of death Strangulation

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Tuscaloosa County Jane Doe was a woman found murdered on a riverbank in 1982.


The victim had been beaten, strangled, and sexual assaulted hours before the discovery. She was possibly fishing at the location, and killed at the scene, evidenced by signs of struggle, and earthly disturbances.

Physical characteristics

  • She had a ruddy complexion, indicating she engaged in outdoor activity.
  • She wore an upper partial denture.
  • She may have had a child in the past.
  • She may have participated in manual labor.
  • She has dark brown, shoulder-length hair.
  • She may have had brown eyes.
  • She had a visible scar under her right eyebrow.

Clothing & accessories

  • Tennis shoes
  • Knitted blue pants
  • Long-sleeved blue shirt
  • White underwear