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1978 Jane Doe

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  • Last updated: March 22, 2023
  • Leesburg, FL
  • October 8, 1978

Overview of 1978 Jane Doe

The nude body of a young black female was found bound and gagged in Lake Harris in Leesburg, Florida on October 8, 1978.

Estimated Date of Death: 3-5 days prior State of Remains: Recognizable face Cause of Death: Homicide by forced drowning

Dentals: Available. Natural teeth with no fillings or restorations. Fingerprints: Not available DNA: Not available

Clothing: None Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: She was bound with white wire coat hangers and gagged with two bandanas one blue and white and the other was yellow and blue.

The Doe Network Case Number: 405UFFL


  1. Date Found:October 8, 1978
  2. NAMUS Number:6029
  3. Race:Black
  4. Gender:Female
  5. Height:5'2" to 5'5"
  6. Weight:100 to 120 lbs
  7. Hair Color:Brown
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