San Diego County Sheriff’s Department

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Cold Case Homicide

“Jane Doe”

Victim:Unknown (Jane Doe)

Crime Date:February 14, 1978

Location:Proctor Valley Rd., Otay


Synopsis: San Diego County Crime Stoppers and the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Detail continue to look for leads to help identify and locate the person(s) responsible for the 1978 murder of an unidentified woman (Jane Doe).

On February 14, 1978, the body of a white female was found along Proctor Valley Road in Otay. There were signs of trauma to the body. The cause of death was due to poisoning.

The woman was described as being between 15 and 18 years old. She stood about 5’1” and weighed about 90 pounds. She had brown, shoulder length hair worn in a ponytail fastened with a rubber band, brown eyes and pierced ears. Her right ear was deformed and smaller than the left ear. Her front tooth was broken in half.

The unidentified woman was wearing blue denim bib overalls and a white long sleeve midriff blouse with blue flower pattern. She was not wearing any shoes or socks.

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