Kern Co Jane Doe

Kern Co Jane Doe

Description
Kern Co Jane Doe is an unidentified female of uncertain race who was found on July 14, 1980 in an almond orchard in Kern County between McFarland and Bakersfield, California.  Having been sexually assaulted and stabbed, the manner of her death is considered homicide.  She had shoulder length brown hair, brown eyes, and was 5′ 4″ tall and weighed 115 lbs.  She had tattoos professionally “inked”. She may have been picked up at the now closed bar in Lemoore, CA called Ruby’s, about 75 miles from where she was found.

NamUs                 UP14243
Date Found         July 14, 1980
Gender                Female
Estimated Age    25 – 40
Estimated PMI    Unspecified
Location              McFarland, California

Agency of Jurisdiction
Dawn Ratliff, Coroner
Kern County Sheriff’s Office
661-861-3110

Links to More Information
https://www.namus.gov/UnidentifiedPersons/Case#/14243
http://www.doenetwork.org/cases/59ufca.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilson_Chouest
https://www.kget.com/news/local-news/kern-county-and-ventura-county-jane-doe-may-be-closer-than-ever-to-being-identified/1547382038?fbclid=IwAR1-sfb5GIQvPKGkHNdpwWMY0U0cLEsHGTGnV2D7Mc3wcsJ3mHJfWoFH2xg

Status
Research in progress

Image Credit:  Carl Koppelman

Posted on

May 5, 2019