In this episode of Reveal, an exhumation of an unidentified woman decades after her stabbing death leads to a series of revelations about who she was and why she might have been killed.
Mountain Jane Doe
47 years later, authorities close in on identity of Mountain Jane Doe
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
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Inside America’s coldest cases
In this episode of Reveal, we crisscross the nation tracing Jane and John Doe cases, showing why so many bodies remain unidentified despite new and powerful forensic tools.
She never left Harlan alive
In 1969, a young woman was stabbed to death in Harlan, Kentucky, and buried without a name. Local authorities undertook an exhumation last November in hopes of identifying the victim known only as “Mountain Jane Doe.” But the results were surprising.