Author Topic: PANOLA COUNTY JANE DOE: F, 15-29 - Cranium found in woods in Sardis, MS - Jan 14 2014  (Read 107 times)


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Date of Discovery: January 14, 2014
Location of Discovery: Sardis, Panola County, Mississippi
Estimated Date of Death: Unknown
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial skeletal parts only
Cause of Death: Unknown

Physical Description
Estimated Age: 15-29 years old
Race: Unknown
Gender: Female
Height: 5'7" to 5'9"
Weight: Unknown
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Unknown

Dentals: Not available
Fingerprints: Not available
DNA: Available

Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: Some old clothing found close to the femur.
Jewelry: Gold necklace found next to clothing.
Additional Personal Items: A car jack was located at the scene.

Circumstances of Discovery
A woman looking for her horse found a cranium in the woods under some trees behind 583 East Pratcher Road.

An additional search was conducted by Dr. Nicholas Herrmann and students of Mississippi State University under the supervision of the Panola County Coroner and the Panola County's Sheriff Department. They found two femora (left & right) near the original location of the cranium, along with a piece of clothing, a gold necklace, and a car jack.

Investigating Agency(s)
Agency Name: Mississippi State Medical Examiner
Agency Contact Person: Kristy Fuson
Agency Phone Number: 601-987-1440
Agency E-Mail: msme(AT)
Agency Case Number: ME14-0068

NCIC Case Number: Unknown
NamUs Case Number: 12953