Nearly half a century after the saga of “Mountain Jane Doe” began, authorities in a small Kentucky mining town say they are one step closer to identif
This past year has been an important – and wild – one for us at Reveal and The Center for Investigative Reporting. Here’s a rundown of some of the dust we’ve kicked up, the changes we’ve spurred and the conversations we’ve started in 2015.
Our goal with The Lost & The Found was to streamline the process of matching missing persons with the unidentified dead and create a tool could lead to more cases being solved.
There are at least 10,000 unidentified bodies in morgues and cemeteries across the country. Bodies may remain unidentified for far too long because agencies are not required to share case information about missing people and Jane and John Does.
Deb Anderson started what would become a 14-year campaign to identify Blue Earth Jane Doe, an 18-year-old found slain in 1980. In this case, the murde