Some claimed to have seen the victim, who claimed she was a runaway from Aransas Pass or Rockport, Texas. Her name may have been Cathleen/Kathleen, Kathy/Cathy, or Katy, and she stated she was traveling to a different prison in Texas. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are happy with it. Becoming a Find a Grave member is fast, easy and FREE. 14 - 18 After her autopsy, it was determined she was likely from a middle-class household, as she was not malnourished and had excellent dental health. Sorry! "Kitty" was later identified and located alive. They owned a dark maroon or brown colored Dodge Diplomate. A map was drawn for her and she departed. Toenails painted pink. Please enter your email address and we will send you an email with a reset password code. Quickly see who the memorial is for and when they lived and died and where they are buried. Make sure that the file is a photo. RT: X0 63 11 09 04; LT: XI DI 08 07 06.DNA: mtDNA available in CODIS. He told me that he remembered that the girl told them she was 16. They would keep tabs on Cathy, but she would sneak away to go across the street to visit the family. The general condition of the body and her overall health and nutrition indicated she had probably come from a middle class home. Remains of child found in Delaware identified, Louisiana woman goes missing from Walmart, items found in woods and field FOUND, Remains found belong to Ryan Zimmerman, police ask for help, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6pDSOtKNXg&t=31s. Please see: Unidentified Wiki:Possible identities for Walker County Jane Doe, Harris County Jane Doe (December 10, 1980), Unidentified Wiki:Possible identities for Walker County Jane Doe, https://unidentified.wikia.org/wiki/Walker_County_Jane_Doe?oldid=119356. Cause of death Share this memorial using social media sites or email. Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in. All three witnesses who saw the victim have died. The following people have been ruled out as being WCJD: Maria Anjiras 1961 Connecticut Huntsville, Texas Please enter location or other information that may help the volunteer in fulfilling this request. Verify and try again. It should also be noted that ‘Walker County Jane Doe’ was seen the day of her murder asking for directions to the Ellis Prison Unit in Hunstville TX. Please contact Find a Grave at support@findagrave.com if you need help resetting your password. There was a few people that stated they saw a young girl that was asking directions to the prison that was wearing a yellow shirt and white sweater with a necklace with a smoky stone. GREAT NEWS! The waitress asked the girl how old she was and the girl responded 19. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The examination failed to conclusively prove whether she received orthodontic care, but her teeth were "perfectly" aligned. The waitress asked the girl where she was from. Please reset your password. Pierced ears, but no earrings were found on her or in close proximity to the crime scene. Pierced ears. Please try again later. A system error has occurred. No semen was found on or in the victim's body.When the murder became known through media accounts, several people came forward and said they'd seen a teenager matching her description the day before her body was found. The waitress asked her how old she was and she said 19, but the waitress didn’t believe her. We’ve updated the security on the site. Your password must be at least 8 characters, Please check the I'm not a robot checkbox, If you want to be a Photo Volunteer you must enter a ZIP Code or select your location on the map. She may have worn a yellow pullover sweater. Try again. Family members linked to this person will appear here. Flowers added to the memorial appear on the bottom of the memorial or here on the Flowers tab. For help using the website visit our help page or contact support@findagrave.com. She said she was going to visit a friend who was there. No tattoos.Dentals: Available. Also an additional volunteer within fifty miles. This account has been disabled. She was notably seemed to be disheveled like she had been traveling and perhaps sleeping in her clothes. He confessed to thousands of murders in the country that he did not commit, resulting in coercion by detectives or for fame. Cathy asked everyone for a ride to the prison. [1]. Cindy King 1962 Oregon She was wearing a gold necklace with a rectangular  smoky glass stone, and wearing red leather strapped high heel sandals, according to NAMUS case 4630. However, bite marks on the victim's back could not be matched to Lucas. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. Investigators could not make a match between the bite mark on her left shoulder and with Henry Lee Lucas. The siblings believe that the photo of the girl could be Walker County Jane Doe. Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. Are you sure that you want to remove this flower? She had been sexually assaulted with a blunt instrument, beaten, and strangled. Location Photos larger than 8Mb will be reduced. Her face and body were covered with bruises from the beating and there was a human bite mark on her back near her right shoulder. One of the waitresses at the latter establishment questioned the girl's age and if her parents knew where she was. She asked for directions to the Ellis Unit that is located Huntsville. She was with a couple staying at the motel across the street that were “different,” said Michael. Thanks for your help! Ligature strangulation GREAT NEWS! There were no identification with the body. They remember that the photo had to have been sometime in 1980 after April. Walker County Jane Doe. I thought you might like to see a memorial for Walker County Jane Doe I found on Findagrave.com. 39 years The waitress asked the girl how old she was, and the girl responded 19. A truck driver found her naked body near the Sam Houston National Forest, about a half mile south of the FM 1696 exit near Huntsville. GREAT NEWS! To suggest a change to a cemetery page, visit the Cemetery Corrections forum. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! White You can still file a request but no one will be notified. Unidentified for We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. Laureen Rahn 1966 New Hampshire According to NAMUS she is between 14-18 years old. Female The manager of a gas station, positively identified the victim as a girl who came into the gas station on Halloween around 6:30 p.m. She must have had friends and family, but 38 years have passed, and nobody has stepped forward to say "She was my daughter", "She was my sister", or "She was my friend". In 1999, the body was exhumed for DNA information and to obtain a clearer estimation of the victim's age. On the morning of November 1, 1980, a trucker called the police to report the finding of a nude body along Interstate 45. To the best of their recollection, she had been let out of a 1973 or 1974 blue Chevrolet with a lighter colored top, possibly a Caprice, which was being driven by a white male. After news reports about the murder were released, witnesses from the gas station and truck stop came forward. Joyce Brewer 1955 Texas The manager said someone in a 1973 or 1974 blue Chevrolet dropped her off. Henry Lee Lucas confessed to killing Jackson but later recanted; he was working in Florida the day Jackson was murdered. The woman was very thin with very long hair and the man had a beard. Carla Corley, 1965, Alabama The police determined from witnesses that prior to her death she was asking for directions to the Ellis Prison Farm. You need a Find a Grave account to add things to this site. Another account is from a waiter at the Hitching Post on I-45. She is believed to have been seen alive hours before her body was found, requesting directions to a local prison. Rachael Garden 1964 New Hampshire Michael also remembers in the photo of Cathy she had just gotten out of the pool and had her hair pulled back. Kathye told them she was from Corpus Cristi and that she was a runaway and she was trying to go to the prison to meet a boyfriend. She was wearing blue jeans, a yellow tee shirt, a white button-up sweater with big pockets that hung below her waist, and was carrying high-heeled sandals with red straps in her hand. Oops, something didn't work. Failed to report flower. To the best of his recollection, she had been let out of a 1973 or 1974 blue Chevrolet with a lighter colored top, possibly a Caprice, which was being driven by a white male. Her teeth had been well cared for.Fingerprints: Available. Enter a valid email address and a feedback message. Photographs and footage featured in the 1980 documentary Runaways were noted to bear a resemblance to the Jane Doe. 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Your new password must contain one or more uppercase and lowercase letters, and one or more numbers or special characters. × She was lying face down on the shoulder of I-45 north, a half mile south of FM 1696 exit, 2 miles north of Huntsville. Kristy Booth 1960 Texas Looking at most of the reports about the Walker county Doe, though, you get the impression that the general consensus is she was murdered by a serial killer or at least someone who had a penchant for murder and had done it before. Plese check the I'm not a robot checkbox.'. The sandals found at the scene were later tested for traces of DNA. She looked disheveled like she had been traveling and perhaps sleeping in her clothes. On December 12, 2015, a photo from the 1980’s showing a 16-year-old girl named “Cathleen or Kathleen or Kati who said she was from Corpus Cristi, Texas surfaced from siblings who met the girl at a motel in Texas.