Vancouver Jane Doe (1971)
Sex Female
Race White
Location Vancouver,

British Columbia

Found September 2, 1971
Unidentified for 49 years
Postmortem interval 1 week - 1 month
Body condition Unknown
Age approximation 40 - 45
Height approximation 5'7"
Weight approximation 139 - 140 pounds
Cause of death Not stated

Vancouver Jane Doe is an unidentified woman who was found deceased in a freight yard north of 127 Water Street.


  • Dark brown, matted and tangled hair.
  • Brown eyes.
  • A 2.5 inch skin laceration on the right, upper cheek.
  • Unhealthy teeth; Jane Doe had a gold, upper left tooth.
  • Puncture wound scarring on the left arm.
  • A scar above the left pinky finger.
  • A burn scar on the center of the abdomen.
  • A medium build.

Clothing and Belongings

  • A nylon, blue scarf that was worn as headwear.
  • A royal blue overcoat with plastic, blue buttons; maroon lining; and evidence of reparations. The coat was made of heavy, woolly material.
  • A green, brown, white, and yellow dress with a short zipper on the back.
  • Half slip, pink underwear.
  • Men's black socks.
  • Black, buckled sandals with well worn heels.


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