Author Topic: VIRGINIA BEACH JANE DOE: WF, 30-49, found by Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel - 30 May 1976  (Read 39 times)

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The victim's headless and handless remains washed up on the First Island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. The body was **** and had been bound. It is estimated that the body was not in the water more than 6 hours prior to being found.

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Cold Case
Jane Doe

On May 29, 1976 at approximately 7:10 am the body of a white female was discovered floating in the Chesapeake Bay near the First Island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. The Coast Guard responded, found, recovered, and transported the body to the Coast Guard Station. A news release on the morning of this discovery described the victim as a decapitated white female. The Medical Examiner describes Jane Doe as being between 30 and 50 years old weighing approximately 135 pounds. She was about 5í 5íí tall with a vaccination scar on her upper left arm and a five and a half inch scar on the backside of the right thigh between the back of the knee and the buttocks. A raised red mole was on the neck about an inch below the Adamís apple. Two more brown skin moles were about an inch below the Adamís apple on the opposite side of the red mole. At this time the identity of Jane Doe is still unknown. The Medical Examinerís Office performed an autopsy and ruled this case a homicide.

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Case Information
Status Unidentified
Case number T1976-21068
Date found May 30, 1976 00:00
Date created July 08, 2009 03:31
Date last modified February 16, 2017 11:38
Investigating agency
date QA reviewed July 08, 2009 08:02

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)
Agency Tidewater District ME Office
Phone 757-683-8366
Case Manager
Name Paul Yoakam
Phone 757 683-8366

Exclusions
The following people have been ruled out as being this decedent:
First Name Last Name Year of Birth State LKA
Barbara Aleksivich 1949 New York
Kristina Allen 1951 California
Helen Allison 1956 Virginia
Mary Amos 1932 California
Denise Anderson 1948 California
Ida Anderson 1937 Michigan
Maria Anjiras 1961 Connecticut
Dixie Arensen 1948 California
Audrey Backeberg 1942 Wisconsin
Nancy Baird 1952 Utah
Lynn Bandringa 1945 California
Carol Batterman 1939 Oklahoma
JoAnn Benner 1954 Florida
Phyllis Berry 1954 Texas
Joan Bieter 1946 Minnesota
Amy Billig 1957 Florida
Althea Blankinship 1949 Washington
Patricia Blough 1946 Indiana
Mary Boston 1944 California
Mary Bostwick 1956 New York
Bonnie Brashers 1913 California
Sandra Breed 1948 New York
Joyce Brewer 1955 Texas
Niki Britten 1953 Oregon
Linda Britton 1944 Ohio
Mary Brosley 1937 Massachusetts
Carlene Brown 1955 Wyoming
Charlotte Brown 1944 Ohio
Darcie Brown 1943 Ohio
Iris Brown 1948 Vermont
Lynne Brown 1949 Oregon
Marian Brown 1924 Delaware
Leila Bryan 1904 North Carolina
Rosemary Buck 1953 New York
Colleen Burgess 1948 Colorado
Jo Burmer 1947 California
Questa Burns 1921 California
Pamela Burrows 1949 Washington
Peggy Byars-Baisden 1941 Florida
Rosemary Calandriello 1952 New Jersey
Phoebe Callahan 1916 Florida
Ilonka Cann 1948 Pennsylvania
Mary Chagnon 1918 Minnesota
Thora Chamberlain 1930 California
Mabel Chambers 1920 Delaware
Lorraine Chance 1922 California
Kim Charleson 1953 Oregon
Jane Clement 1941 Louisiana
Dorothy Clitheroe 1959 Arizona
Thelma Cobb 1916 Indiana
Rose Cole 1956 California
Diane Collins 1948 Michigan
Lynn Connes 1955 California
Cynthia Constantine 1954 New York
Elizabeth Converse 1924 Michigan
Cynthia Coon 1956 Michigan
Jan Cotta 1954 New Jersey
Joanne Coughlin 1953 Ohio
Hazel Cross 1946 Ohio
Valarie Cuccia 1953 New York
Lynette Culver 1962 Idaho
Julie Cunningham 1949 Colorado
Susan Curtis 1960 Utah
Brenda Davidson 1960 Virginia
Judy Davis 1956 Florida
Laura Davis 1919 California
Linda Davis 1946 Oklahoma
Johanna de Haas 1936 Delaware
Lillian DeMaris 1921 Iowa
Freda Denman 1947 Missouri
Anita Drake 1948 Ohio
Alexis Duggan 1951 Florida
Ann Duncan 1938 California
Christine Eastin 1952 California
Iva Edwards 1932 Florida
Megan Emerick 1956 Alaska
Frances Ewalt 1949 Montana
Elaine Fauver 1928 Colorado
Tiffany Felky 1947 California
Laura Flink 1947 Washington
Kathaleen Folk-Hine 1920 Florida
Dixie Forrester 1939 Missouri
Dorothy Forstein Unknown Pennsylvania
Margaret Fox 1960 New Jersey
Elizabeth Franks 1947 Ohio
Dorothy Freeman 1944 Montana
Ann Fulton 1929 New Jersey
Joanne Garr 1940 Michigan
Linda Geronimo 1949 New York
Esther Gesler 1938 Washington
Patricia Girou 1929 Missouri
Sharon Giusti 1943 Washington
Barbara Glueckert 1962 Illinois
Dorothy Goroshko 1935 Massachusetts
Robin Graham 1952 California
Mary Greene 1932 Maryland
Delores Griffin 1942 Illinois
Jamie Grissim 1955 Washington
Corinne Groenenberg 1957 California
Frances Groves 1915 California
Mary Hammonds 1933 Kentucky
Joan Hansen 1932 Washington
JOYCE HARPER 1943 California
Georgeanne Hawkins 1955 Washington
Sharon Hensley 1948 Louisiana
Joyce Hess 1920 Oregon
Barbara Hilton 1949 Illinois
Pamela Hobley 1954 Michigan
Sandra Hopler 1955 Pennsylvania
Mildred Johnson 1922 Idaho
Rita Jolly 1955 Oregon
Sherry Jones 1948 South Carolina
Suzanne Justis 1950 Oregon
Edna Kaminski 1921 New York
ANNA KENNEWAY 1911 Connecticut
Rory Kesinger 1949 Massachusetts
Tracy King 1960 Pennsylvania
Jacqueline Kinney 1934 Connecticut
Elaine Kwiatkowski 1956 Massachusetts
Rhonda Labbe 1956 Massachusetts
Vicke Lamberton 1949 Massachusetts
Sandra Landrum 1957 Georgia
Diana Laughlin 1950 Illinois
Anna Leatherwood 1921 Tennessee
Brenda Lefler 1943 Florida
Cynthia Leslie 1959 Arizona
Jackie Leslie 1961 Arizona
Lori Lloyd 1961 Ohio
Charlotte Loomis 1958 New Jersey
Linda Lovell 1948 Montana
Debora Lowe 1958 Florida
Beatrice Lozano-Rodriguez 1947 Texas
Sylvia Lwowski 1953 New York
Sheila Lyon 1962 Maryland
Dorothy Madden 1948 Ohio
Kim Mallon 1960 California
Barbara Martin 1910 Oregon
Beverly Mastny 1938 Ohio
Olga Mauger 1913 Wyoming
Mary Mclaughlin 1938 Michigan
Cordelia McMinn 1950 Hawaii
Cindy Mellin 1950 California
Deborah Meyer 1958 Wyoming
Donna Michalenko 1929 North Dakota
Lula Miller 1946 Indiana
Faun Moon 1918 Oregon
Avis Mooney 1927 Texas
Marion Morton Unknown Delaware
Cathy Moulton 1955 Maine
Marie Mueller 1928 Missouri
Kathleen Murphy 1955 Texas
Pamela Nater 1946 Florida
Linda Nickell 1955 Michigan
Karen O'Donoghue 1944 Massachusetts
Nancy O'Sullivan 1959 Illinois
Denise Oliverson 1950 Colorado
Mary Ann Perez 1943 Louisiana
Kristina Perkins 1953 Arizona
Margaret Peters 1921 Washington
Sherry Pickle 1956 California
Carol Pierce 1939 Wisconsin
Darlene Polizzi 1947 New Jersey
Denise Porch 1954 North Carolina
Sharon Pretorius 1960 Ohio
Debra Pscholka 1958 California
Mary Radford 1950 Georgia
Donnis Redman 1943 California
Sallie Reed 1953 Louisiana
Alice Reeves 1947 Louisiana
Ione Rehwinkle 1928 Minnesota
Teresa Rhodes 1962 Pennsylvania
Emily Richards 1942 California
Lillian Richey 1912 Idaho
Juanita Ritchie 1928 Kentucky
Betty Roberts 1930 Maryland
Anne Robinson 1930 California
Kathleen Rodgers 1956 California
Carol Rodriguez 1944 Massachusetts
Rosemarie Roginski 1951 Pennsylvania
Peggy Rusness 1934 Minnesota
Maria Ruthling 1914 Arizona
Janis Sanders 1950 Michigan
Doris SCANDALIS 1930 California
Lynne Schulze 1953 Vermont
Christene Seal 1949 Missouri
Bernice Selby 1935 Washington
Beverly Sharpman 1930 Pennsylvania
Denise Sheehy 1954 New York
Martha Shelton 1944 Kentucky
Colleen Simpson 1960 Iowa
Catherine Sjoberg 1957 Wisconsin
Lora Skaggs 1920 West Virginia
Bertha Smith 1913 Arizona
Verna Smith 1919 California
Margie Snead 1954 Arkansas
Patricia Spahn 1952 Illinois
Patricia Spencer 1953 Michigan
Deborah Spickler 1955 Connecticut
Delores Stanton 1955 Florida
Cora Stokes Unknown California
Patrick Sturbaum 1921 California
Mary Ann Switalski 1946 Illinois
Mary Thill 1952 Alaska
Marla Thomas 1952 Washington
Dorothy Thompson 1915 Washington
Sheryl Tillinghast 1956 New York
Diane Todd 1955 Virginia
Sarah Tokier 1960 California
Deborah Tomlinson 1957 Oregon
Mary Trlica 1957 Texas
Frances Tuccitto 1908 Connecticut
Alice Van Alstine 1947 Iowa
Belinda VanLith 1957 Minnesota
Wilma Vermaas 1952 California
Floradean Walker 1925 Texas
Cherry Weaver 1941 Florida
Diane Webb 1942 Arizona
Rochelle White 1951 California
Kathy Wilcox 1956 Michigan
Nancy Wilcox 1958 Utah
Debra Wilhite 1954 Indiana
Lisa Wilson 1960 Texas
Mildred Zentner 1936 Michigan
Grace Zoeller 1932 Arizona

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NamUs UP # 5556

ME/C Case Number: T1976-21068
Virginia Beach City, Virginia
30 to 49 year old White Female

Case Report - NamUs UP # 5556
Case Information
Status Unidentified
Case number T1976-21068
Date found May 30, 1976 00:00
Date created July 08, 2009 03:31
Date last modified February 16, 2017 11:38
Investigating agency
date QA reviewed July 08, 2009 08:02

Local Contact (ME/C or Other)
Agency Tidewater District ME Office
Phone 757-683-8366
Case Manager
Name Paul Yoakam
Phone 757 683-8366

Demographics
Estimated age Adult - Pre 50
Minimum age 30 years
Maximum age 49 years
Race White
Ethnicity
Sex Female
Weight (pounds) 135, Estimated
Height (inches) 65, Estimated
Body Parts Inventory (Check all that apply)
Head not recovered
One or both hands not recovered
Body conditions
Not recognizable - Partial remains with soft tissues
Probable year of death 1976 to 1976
Estimated postmortem interval Days

Circumstances
Location Found
GPS coordinates
Address 1 First Island
Address 2 Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
City Virginia Beach
State Virginia
Zip code
County Virginia Beach City
Circumstances
The body of a headless, handless white female washed up on the First Island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Interval between death & discovery is between 24-48 hours & the body was in the water 6 plus hours.

Scars and marks
An old 5 1/2" scar was located on the upper back of right leg. The body has several moles on back/neck/abdominal areas.

Fingerprints
Status: Fingerprint information is currently not available

Clothing and Accessories
No clothing or accessories

Dental
Status: Dental information / charting is currently not available

DNA
Status: Complete - Insufficient DNA for profiling

Images
There are currently no images available for this case.

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Case File: 903UFVA
The Doe Network





Unidentified Female

Date of Discovery: May 30, 1976
Location of Discovery: Virginia Beach, Virginia
Estimated Date of Death: 24-48 hours prior to discovery
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial remains with soft tissues
Cause of Death: Homicide

Physical Description
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 35-45 years old
Race: White
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5"
Weight: 135 lbs.
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown

Distinguishing Marks/Features: A raised red mole on the neck about an inch below the Adamís apple. Two more brown skin moles were about an inch below the Adamís apple on the opposite side of the red mole. An old 5 1/2" scar was located on the upper back of right leg. A vaccination scar on the upper left arm.

Dentals: Not available.
Fingerprints: Not available.
DNA: Samples submitted - test not complete.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: None.
Jewelry: None.
Additional Personal Items: None.

Case History
The victim's headless and handless remains washed up on the First Island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. The body was **** and had been bound. It is estimated that the body was not in the water more than 6 hours prior to being found.

Investigating Agency(s)

If you have any information about this case please contact;

Agency Name: Tidewater District ME Office
Agency Contact Person: Jeffery Gofton
Agency Phone Number: 757-683-8366
Agency Name: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Agency Contact Person: David Baldwin
Agency Phone Number: 757-683-8366
E-Mail

Agency Case Number: T-150-76 or T1976-21068
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #5556
Former Hot Case Number: 1842
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

Information Source(s)
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The body of a headless, handless white female washed up on the First Island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Interval between death & discovery is between 24-48 hours & the body was in the water 6 plus hours.

Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel Ė Aerial view of the Virginia Beach entrance to the bridge




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Jane Doe


On May 29, 1976 at approximately 7:10 am the body of a white female was discovered floating in the Chesapeake Bay near the First Island of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. The Coast Guard responded, found, recovered, and transported the body to the Coast Guard Station. A news release on the morning of this discovery described the victim as a decapitated white female. The Medical Examiner describes Jane Doe as being between 30 and 50 years old weighing approximately 135 pounds. She was about 5í 5íí tall with a vaccination scar on her upper left arm and a five and a half inch scar on the backside of the right thigh between the back of the knee and the buttocks. A raised red mole was on the neck about an inch below the Adamís apple. Two more brown skin moles were about an inch below the Adamís apple on the opposite side of the red mole. At this time the identity of Jane Doe is still unknown. The Medical Examinerís Office performed an autopsy and ruled this case a homicide.

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