Overview of 1980 Volusia County Jane Doe 2
Florida Department of Transportation workers found the victim's skeletal remains in the wooded median strip of I-95, 4.5 miles north of the Volusia/Brevard County line. Serial killer, Gerald Eugene Stano confessed to her murder. He told investigators the woman was a prostitute he met on Main Street in 1978 or 1979. He said he choked her to death and took her to the wooded area. Years later, he remembered the slogan on her shirt, "Do it in the dirt," an advertising slogan for a motorcycle manufacturer. No charges were filed in accordance with a plea agreement. Stano confessed to killing 41 women, mostly in Florida and New Jersey. He was executed in 1998 by the state of Florida.
Estimated Date of Death: 3 to 6 weeks prior State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only Cause of Death: Homicide - Evidence of multiple sharp force injuries.
Dentals: Available. Metallic amalgam restorations on # 2, 3, 14, 18-19, 30-31. Deep, non-carious pit on #17 suggests lost filling. # 9 slightly shoveled. #16 and 32 lost/extracted antemortem or were congenitally absent. Postmortem dental radiographs available. The fillings were of poor quality and the material used to fill the teeth was consistent with older material that was no longer being used in the United States. Fingerprints: Not Available DNA: Available
Clothing: Red T-shirt, red shorts with blue trim, green plastic shoes (size 8). Most of the clothing was in bad condition. The only evidence of the waist measurement was an elastic around the shorts which was 19 1/2" and would stretch to 25 1/2". Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: She carried a white handkerchief and .27 cents in change.
The Doe Network Case Number: 382UFFL