Fond du Lac Authorities Release New Images In Decade Old Jane Doe Case

(Waupun) The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office has announced they will exhume the remains of an unnamed victim who was found ten years ago. Authorities have also released updated facial reconstruction images in their Jane Doe case.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children will be assisting in the operation which will provide forensic anthropologists another opportunity to examine the remains. In addition, the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting chemical isotope analysis on the victim’s bones which could provide historical data and lead investigators to geographical regions where Jane Doe may have been previously. Updated techniques such as DNA phenotyping will also be performed which can predict genetic ancestry, eye color, hair color, skin color and face shape.

Fond du Lac Sheriff Mick Fink says his department is releasing the new images of Jane Doe in the hopes someone will recognize her and takes the time to report a tip. Jane Doe’s remains were discovered by deer hunters in a shallow creek in the southern part of Fond du Lac County, in the Town of Ashford, on November 23, 2008. Three years later, she was buried in a Waupun Cemetery.

For the Fond du Lac County Sheriff tip line call 920-906-4777, for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children tip line call 1-800-843-5678, for Fond du Lac Detective Ryan Murphy call 920-929-3380 and for Fond du Lac Detective Pete Vergos call 920-929-3384.