Vernon County Jane Doe
Vernon County Jane Doe reconstruction
Sex Female
Race White
Location Westby, Wisconsin
Found May 4, 1984
Unidentified for 35 years
Postmortem interval 24 - 48 hours
Body condition Recognizable face
Age approximation 50-63
Height approximation 5'5 - 5'6
Weight approximation 150 pounds
Cause of death Beating

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Vernon County Jane Doe was an elderly woman found beaten to death on May 4, 1984. Her hands were severed from her body, preventing analysis of fingerprints. It may have been an attempt to prevent identification.

Pollen on her clothing indicated she spent time in New Mexico or Arizona before her death.

Physical Description

  • She had brown hair that was greying near the temples.
  • She had blue eyes.
  • She had a vertical scar on her abdomen.
  • She wore full dentures.



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