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Case File: 1019UFNY

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Unidentified Female

  • Date of Discovery: April 20, 1996
  • Location of Discovery: Blue Point Beach, Suffolk County, New York
  • Estimated Date of Death: 1996
  • State of Remains: Not recognizable - Partial remains with soft tissues
  • Cause of Death: Homicide
  • Physical Description
    ** Listed information is approximate

  • Estimated Age: 18-50 years old
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Height: Unknown
  • Weight: Unknown
  • Hair Color: Unknown
  • Eye Color: Unknown
  • Distinguishing Marks/Features: Scarred legs: Right lower leg has a 3 1/2" scar on the lateral mid leg area, a 1" linear scar on the lateral mid to lower leg and a 1/2" scar on the medial ankle. The left leg has a 2" surgical scar with adjacent suture scars on the medial left ankle. The victim may have had surgery on her left ankle. Red toenail polish on all toes.
  • Dentals: Not available.
  • Fingerprints: Not available. Hands not recovered.
  • DNA: mtDNA and nucDNA available in CODIS.
  • Clothing & Personal Items
  • Clothing: None
  • Jewelry: None
  • Additional Personal Items: Unknown
  • Case History

    People walking along Blue Point Beach on Fire Island in the vicinity of Davis Park discovered the victim's legs on April 20, 1996. The legs had been wrapped in plastic. On April 12, 2011, the victim's skull was found off of Ocean Parkway west of Tobay Beach in Nassau County.

    She is known as Fire Island Jane Doe and is one of eleven victims found along the remote Long Island highway. Ten of the victims are believed to be victims of a serial killer.

    Investigating Agency(s)
    If you have any information about this case please contact;

  • Agency Name: Suffolk County Medical Examiner's Office
  • Agency Contact Person: N/A
  • Agency Phone Number: 631-852-6651
  • E-Mail

  • Agency Case Number: ME: 96-1355
  • NCIC Case Number: N/A
  • NamUs Case Number: UP #9098
  • Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.

    Information Source(s)
  • NamUs
  • Long Island Press News Archive
  • Fox News Archive

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