Overview of 2007 Rutherford County Jane Doe
The victim was found in a rural part of LaVergne, Tennessee, in November 2007, at the entrance to an ATV trail. The woman's wrists and feet were also bound with a green cord, similar to that used on a yard trimmer. She had died from a gunshot wound to the back of her head. She was nude when she was discovered, with the exception of two bracelets and a ring. Her case is being researched by the DNA Doe Project in hopes of identifying family members via genetic genealogy.
Estimated Date of Death: 2-12 months prior State of Remains: Skeletal Cause of Death: Homicide by a gunshot wound to the head
Dentals: Available; the victim had received dental care and had an abscess at the time she died. Fingerprints: Not available. DNA: Available at University of North Texas.
Clothing: None. Jewelry: Gold ring with aquamarine stone setting and rounded (possibly amber-colored) diamonds; a "Loveable Pets" stretch bracelet with at least eight feline photos, manufactured by Avon in 2003; a bracelet with black ceramic beads and a dark cord. Additional Personal Items: Unknown.
The Doe Network Case Number: 94UFTN