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Cold Case Homicide

Name: Jane Doe 
Discovery Date: 4/15/1961 
Case Description

The victim’s burned body was found on 04/15/61 in a wooded area near SR 542 & Saddle Creek Mine Rd.  The victim sustained severe head injuries. Paper was piled on top of her body and was set on fire. The victim is described as 5’2 – 5’3, permed, brown hair, poor dental care, with orange-red nail polish on her toenails.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit at (863) 298-6379,
or send an email to coldcase@polksheriff.org.