Overview of 2016 Madison County Jane Doe
On Saturday afternoon, September 17, 2016, near Madisonville, Texas. A man mowing his pasture in the 7800 block of I-45's southbound feeder road hit an object. When he stopped mowing, he discovered a black suitcase, which contained the skeletal remains of a little girl wearing a pink dress and a diaper, with a feeding tube. She was wrapped in white plastic bags.
It is believed the child had a condition called micrognathia, which may have affected her ability to eat on her own and she would have required medical care during her life. Forensic experts believe she was Caucasian or Hispanic, initial Pollen analysis of the remains suggested she was from the Southwest United States, most likely Southeast Arizona, or an adjacent region of Mexico. Recent genealogy research also revealed she had Native American lineage.
Estimated Date of Death: 3 - 5 months prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Near complete or complete skeleton
Cause of Death: Homicide
Clothing: Pink dress, size 4T, Brand "Mon Petit'' with colorfully embroidered butterflies and the words "Follow Your Dreams" Size 4 Diaper - "Parent's Choice" brand.
Additional Personal Items: Military issued camo shirt (desert digital pattern) Silver child's bedspread Grey adult sweatshirt and a small green blanket.
The Doe Network Case Number: 1645UFTX